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FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: MS Am 2383
Overview: Papers collected by Harvard University president A. Lawrence Lowell as a member of the 1927 advisory committee (the "Lowell Commission") for Massachusetts governor Alvan T. Fuller's clemency review of the sentences of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti.
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: MS Am 2940
Overview: Papers assembled by Harvard President A. Lawrence Lowell in his capacity as a member on the Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: UAI 15.896
Overview: Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856-1943), lawyer, historian, and philanthropist, was president of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933. Lowell was an important figure in American education and public life. He was an acknowledged expert on world politics and political theory. Lowell’s concern for the public’s interests occupied much of Lowell’s time and his sense of duty led him to take part in many public discussions including support for United States membership in the League of Nations after World...
Recording of a radio address given by Abbott Lawrence Lowell on the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, February 17, 1932
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUG 4532.20
Overview: Abbott Lawrence Lowell 1856-1943) was president of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933. Politically, Lowell was strongly opposed to appeasement in foreign affairs and argued for a stronger international reaction against Japanese aggression in China during the 1930s. On February 17, 1932, speaking as a private citizen, Lowell made a radio address to the nation supporting United States participation in a League of Nations economic boycott of Japan as punishment for its invasion of Manchuria. The...