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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1760.1

Sir Richard Winn Livingstone letters to Lucien Price

Overview

Letters from British educational philosopher Lucien Price to American author and journalist Lucien Price.

Dates

  • 1908-1960

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Letters document their long-standing and warm friendship, and are primarily written from Corpus Christi College and while on lecture tours in the U.S. and Canada. Letters are peppered with references to Greek and Roman literature, as well as discussions of Classical literature and philosophy, especially Plato. Includes numerous clippings from newspapers and magazines, particularly articles written by Livingstone, and a few family photographs. Also includes letters from other members of the Livingstone family to Price that deliver family news and personal greetings.

Biographical / Historical

Livingstone was a British educational philosopher. Lucien Price (1883-1964) was an author and journalist.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

56M-203, 60M-85, 62M-111. Gift of Lucien Price; 75 Hancock Street, Boston 14, Massachusetts; received: 1957, 1961, and 1962.
Title
Livingstone, Richard Winn, Sir, 1880-1960. Sir Richard Winn Livingstone letters to Lucien Price, 1908-1960: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01129

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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