Papers of Walter Dumaux Edmonds : Harvard material, 1903-1998
Walter Dumaux Edmonds (1903-1998) was an author, known best for Drums Along the Mohawk and other historical novels. He was a Harvard alumnus, Harvard Overseer, and President of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin. These papers document his activities on behalf of Harvard University and Harvard alumni.
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This series documents Edmonds' work for Harvard University, including management of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin, work as a Harvard Overseer, and work on various Harvard committees. Committees include the Visiting Committees to the English Dept. , to the Harvard University Press , and to the Harvard Forest . Other committees include the Coordinating Committee on Biological Sciences , which was concerned particularly with the Arnold Arboretum . Other material relates to the Signet Society . Formats included are correspondence, memoranda, reports, and financial statements. Correspondence from several Harvard University presidents is mostly congratulatory, consisting of birthday greetings and the like.
Walter Dumaux Edmonds (1903-1998) earned his Harvard AB in 1926 and received an honorary degree in 1952; he was an author best known for Drums Along the Mohawk and other historical novels. He also served the University as a Harvard Overseer (1944-1950) and President of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin.
Accession number 13945, 1995 December 13
Processed by Barbara Meloni August 1999.
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