A. Lawrence Lowell papers for the Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter,
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1 collection (4 boxes (3 linear ft.))
There are also a few items concerning President Lowell that concern Harvard University and are not related to the issue of the postal Commission [see items (4) and (8)].
Biographical / Historical
Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican politician from New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York (1907–1910), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1910–1916), United States Secretary of State (1921–1925), a judge on the Court of International Justice (1928–1930), and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States (1930–1941).
Henry A. Wheeler was a vice president of the Union Trust Company in Chicago and, at one time, the president of United States Chamber of Commerce.
- I. Correspondence
- II. Compositions
- III. Printed material
- IV. Documents assembled by the Commission
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943. A. Lawrence Lowell papers for the Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter, 1907-1912: Guide.
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