Papers of David Thompson Watson McCord : Harvard material, 1917-1921 and ca. 1940-ca. 1959
- 1917-1921 and 1940- 1959
- McCord, David Thompson Watson, 1897- (Person)
Extent1.15 cubic feet (3 document boxes, 1 flat box, 1 scrapbook)
A scrapbook documents McCord's undergraduate experience. The bulk of the papers are correspondence and subject files, ca. 1940-ca. 1959, that reflect his work with Harvard organizations.
Biography of David McCord
Well-known for his literary and humorous approach to fundraising, McCord served as Executive Director of the Harvard Fund from 1925 until his retirement in 1962. He was editor of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin from 1940 to 1946. McCord was honorary curator of the Farnsworth Room and the Woodberry Poetry Room in the Harvard College Library and a member of the Overseers' Visiting Committee for Astronomy. He was also associated with Lowell House,Dudley House, and the Signet Society. David McCord died in 1997 at the age of 99.
- McCord, David Thompson Watson, 1897- Papers of David Thompson Watson McCord : Harvard material : an inventory
- Harvard University Archives
- EAD ID
Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository
Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.
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