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Ralph Lowell papers, 1849-1981.

Author: Ralph Lowell; A Lawrence Lowell
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The papers of Ralph Lowell, businessman, soldier, philanthropist, civic leader, and educational television pioneer, consist of letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials. The collection includes letters, notebooks, and essays detailing Lowell's undergraduate education at Harvard University (Class of 1912), as well as materials illustrating his long association with Harvard, especially as
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Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Lowell; A Lawrence Lowell
OCLC Number: 7826878
Notes: Photographs removed to the MHS Photo Archives.
Description: 18 cartons (stored offsite) and 1 oversize box (stored onsite).

Abstract:

The papers of Ralph Lowell, businessman, soldier, philanthropist, civic leader, and educational television pioneer, consist of letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials. The collection includes letters, notebooks, and essays detailing Lowell's undergraduate education at Harvard University (Class of 1912), as well as materials illustrating his long association with Harvard, especially as President of the Harvard Club, and as a friend and colleague of Harvard President, A. Lawrence Lowell.

There are in addition papers concerning Lowell's activities at Lee, Higginson & Co. and as President of the Boston Safe Deposit Co. and others for his charitable efforts in behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and WGBH educational television. There are also papers and miscellaneous printed materials relating to Lowell's involvement in the Plattsburg, N.Y., military training camp movement, 1915-1917, and 1940.

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