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Lamont-Corliss Family Papers, 1883-1975.

Author: Lamont family.; Florence Haskell Corliss Lamont; Corliss family.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The Lamont-Corliss Family Papers: extensive files of Florence and Thomas Lamont's social, family, and philanthropic correspondence, writings (manuscripts), speeches, photographs, memorabilia, and clippings. There is also material related to Florence Lamont's interest in and concern for international peace, philosophy, and poetry. Family material consists of childhood writings, diaries, correspondence, letters to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
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Biography Sources
Named Person: Corless family.; Lamont family.; Corliss Lamont; Florence Haskell Corliss Lamont; Thomas Lamont; John Masefield; Jan Christiaan Smuts; Arnold Toynbee
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Lamont family.; Florence Haskell Corliss Lamont; Corliss family.
OCLC Number: 84911005
Notes: Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.
Description: 10 linear ft. (25 boxes; oversized items)

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The Lamont-Corliss Family Papers: extensive files of Florence and Thomas Lamont's social, family, and philanthropic correspondence, writings (manuscripts), speeches, photographs, memorabilia, and clippings. There is also material related to Florence Lamont's interest in and concern for international peace, philosophy, and poetry. Family material consists of childhood writings, diaries, correspondence, letters to mother, husband, children, employees, relative to family news, trips abroad, domestic items, address books, guest lists, passports, photographs, genealogical material, privately-printed family history, obituaries, letters of condolence, tributes. A considerable amount of Smith College (1889-1894) includes correspondence with family and friends, lecture notes, notebooks, invitations, programs, valentines, photographs. Philanthropic papers consist of correspondence about contributions, especially with Smith College, associations for poetry and philosophy, organizations for international understanding, and charities in New York, New Jersey, and Florida. Philosophic and literary papers include correspondence with literary figures, published and unpublished manuscripts and speeches on world peace, poetry, and philosophy. There are a small number of photographs, mostly of family. Correspondents of note include Thomas William Lamont, 1870-1948; John Masefield, 1878-1967; Jan Christiaan Smuts, 1870-1950 (photocophies); Arnold Toynbee, Lamont family; and Corliss Lamont, 1916-1965. Topics include philosophy, philanthropy, Smith College, literature, socialism, United Nations.

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