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Herbert Putnam papers, 1783-1958

Author: Herbert PutnamMary Putnam JacobiEliot O'HaraShirley Putnam O'HaraAmy Putnam PinheyAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, legal records, genealogical material, autograph collection, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Putnam's family and personal life. Includes correspondence, diaries, and journals of members of the Putnam and allied Mason, O'Hara, and Pinhey families. Also includes papers pertaining to Putnam's interests and activities in the field of librarianship,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: James Truslow Adams; Charles William Eliot; Luther Harris Evans; Worthington Chauncey Ford; Waldo Gifford Leland; Archibald MacLeish; Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer; Charles Moore; Frederick Law Olmsted; Theodore Roosevelt; Ainsworth Rand Spofford; Egerton Swartwout; Otto H F Vollbehr; Mason family.; O'Hara family.; Pinhey family.; Putnam family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Putnam; Mary Putnam Jacobi; Eliot O'Hara; Shirley Putnam O'Hara; Amy Putnam Pinhey; Brenda Putnam; Charlotte Elizabeth Munroe Putnam; C H Putnam; George Palmer Putnam; Israel Putnam; Ruth Putnam
OCLC Number: 71062295
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 8,000 items. 35 containers plus 1 oversize. 14 linear feet.

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Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, legal records, genealogical material, autograph collection, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Putnam's family and personal life. Includes correspondence, diaries, and journals of members of the Putnam and allied Mason, O'Hara, and Pinhey families. Also includes papers pertaining to Putnam's interests and activities in the field of librarianship, especially as director of the Boston Public Library and Librarian of Congress. Subjects include the purchase by the Library of Congress of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of incunabula and the establishment of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board. Family members represented include his grandmother, C.H. Putnam; father, George Palmer Putnam; sisters, Amy Putnam Pinhey, Mary Putnam Jacobi, and Ruth Putnam; wife, Charlotte Elizabeth Munroe Putnam; daughters, Brenda Putnam and Shirley Putnam O'Hara; son-in-law, Eliot O'Hara; and Israel Putnam, Revolutionary War general. Correspondents include James Truslow Adams, Charles William Eliot, Luther Harris Evans, Worthington Chauncey Ford, Waldo Gifford Leland, Archibald MacLeish, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, Charles Moore, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., Theodore Roosevelt, Ainsworth Rand Spofford, and Egerton Swartwout.

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