Thomas H. Eliot Personal Papers
This collection contains material relating to Washington University, correspondence, Harvard material, law files, governmental papers, personal papers of Mr. and Mrs. Eliot, scrapbooks, honorary degrees, photos and certificates.
Conditions Governing Access
There is a restricted folder in Series 01, Box 06.
Conditions Governing Use
Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.
Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.
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19.00 linear feet
Thomas Hopkinson Eliot (1907-1991) was the 12th chancellor of Washington University, serving from 1962-1971. A graduate of Harvard University in 1928 and its law school in 1932, he came to the University in 1952 as chairman of political science, becoming dean of the College of Liberal Arts, vice chancellor, and dean of faculties in 1962, and chancellor in 1962.
The collection is divided into series by subject matter and then arranged alphabetically within the series
The series in this collection are:
Series 01: Washington University Material
Series 02: Harvard University Material
Series 03: Law Files
Series 04: Government Papers
Series 05: Personal Papers of Thomas H. Eliot and Mrs. Thomas H. Eliot
Series 06: Scrapbooks and Honorary Degrees
Series 07: Oversized Items
Method of Acquisition
This material was donated to University Archives in June 1993 by Lois J. Eliot (Mrs. Thomas H. Eliot).
Processed by Jay Kempen and Sarah Pabarcus in December 2005
- Thomas H. Eliot Personal Papers
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- 2021 May 21: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
Collecting Area Details
Part of the University Archives Collecting Area
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US