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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1291.1

Thomas Stilwell Lamont correspondence


Correspondence of banker and Harvard Corporation member Thomas Stilwell Lamont.


  • 1954-1966

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists chiefly of letters from various correspondents to Lamont, regarding John Masefield's proposed recording for the Academy of American Poets and Masefield's poem written as a tribute to Lamont's parents, Thomas William and Florence Lamont. Also includes correspondence between the Academy and Lamont regarding the recording.

Biographical / Historical

Lamont, son of financier Thomas W. Lamont, was a banker and served on Harvard University's Board of Corporation.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Thomas Stilwell Lamont
  2. II. Letters from Thomas Stilwell Lamont
  3. III. Other letters

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

72M-102. Gift of Mr. Corliss Lamont, 315 West 106th Street, New York, New York 10025; received: 1972 June 12.
Lamont, Thomas Stilwell, 1899-1967. Thomas Stilwell Lamont correspondence, 1954-1966: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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