Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Personal correspondence.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce Willard Forbes letters to his parents

Collection Identifier: HUM 266
Overview: Bruce Willard Forbes (1921-2016) attended the University of Michigan, receiving his AB in French in 1942; in 1943, Forbes earned his MA from Harvard University. Forbes later entered the ministry and spent the next five decades as a priest at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City. The collection contains seventy-six letters written by Forbes while he was a Harvard graduate student between January 29 and August 21, 1943. The letters document Forbes’ experiences as a student on the Harvard...

George Grant MacCurdy papers

Collection Identifier: 995-3
Overview: George Grant MacCurdy (GGM) was an American anthropologist. He and Janet MacCurdy founded the American School of Prehistoric Research (ASPR) in 1921, which published Bulletins from 1926 onward, and became the Department of Old World Archaeology at the Peabody Museum as per his bequest in 1954. The records include correspondence; original artwork; postcards; sketch books; travel notebooks; biographical...

Joseph LeVow Steinberg personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 335
Overview: The Joseph LeVow Steinberg personal archive contains correspondence and student materials chronicling Steinberg’s academic and social life at Harvard College from 1952 to 1959. Also included are Harvard ephemera collected by Steinberg both as a student and alumnus from 1936 to 2012 which document his participation in sport and cultural activities at Harvard College as well as his life-long interest in events at Harvard. Joseph LeVow Steinberg (born 1934), an attorney, received an AB from...

Letters from Francis P. Magoun, Jr. to Rudolf Hertz

Collection Identifier: HUM 331
Overview: The collection contains correspondence from Francis P. Magoun, Jr. to his friend Professor Rudolf Hertz from 1946-1953. Most of the letters discuss personal and family matters, while some letters include Magoun’s comments on the political volatility that existed during the Cold War in the 1950s, particularly the Cold War with the Soviet Union and United States involvement in the Korean War. Little in these letters chronicle Magoun’s teaching at Harvard University. Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr....