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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1479

Walter Lichtestein correspondence

Overview

Letters to American economist and banker Walter Lichtenstein.

Dates

  • 1935-1954

Creator

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

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Letters to Walter Lichtenstein from various persons together with carbon copies of some of Lichtenstein's replies. Includes 30 letters from Herbert Hoover and 5 letters from Adlai Stevenson. The letters to Lichtenstein are mostly short and largely personal. Lichtenstein's letters are generally longer and include commentary on political and economic issues.

Biographical / Historical

Lichtenstein was an economist and banker with First National Bank of Chicago (1918-1945).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

55M-275. Gift of Walter Lichtenstein; received: 1955.

Transferred from Harvard University Archives.

Title
Lichtenstein, Walter, 1880-1964. Walter Lichtestein correspondence, 1935-1954: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01206

Repository Details

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