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Thomas H. Eliot Personal Papers (WUA00096)

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Washington University Material

Harvard University Material

Law Files

Government Papers

Personal Papers of Thomas H. Eliot and Mrs. Thomas H. Eliot

Scrapbooks and Honorary Degrees

Oversized Items



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Collection Overview

Title: Thomas H. Eliot Personal Papers (WUA00096), 1923-1983Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/03/wua00096

Primary Creator: Eliot, Thomas H.

Extent: 19.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.  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

Collection Historical Note

Thomas Hopkinson Eliot (1907-1991) was the 12th chancellor of Washington University, serving from 1962-71. 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.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals

Access Restrictions: There is a restricted folder in Series 01, Box 06.

Use Restrictions:

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.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives in June 1993 by Lois J. Eliot (Mrs. Thomas H. Eliot).

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Jay Kempen and Sarah Pabarcus in December 2005

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in June 2012.


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[Series 3: Law Files],
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[Series 5: Personal Papers of Thomas H. Eliot and Mrs. Thomas H. Eliot],
[Series 6: Scrapbooks and Honorary Degrees],
[Series 7: Oversized Items],
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Series 6: Scrapbooks and Honorary DegreesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbooks (2 - includes "Birds of Passage", a poem by Rose Greenleaf Eliot Smith given to Arthur Holly Compton, given to T.H. Eliot, and misc.)Add to your cart.
Physical Description: Oversize Box
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbooks (3)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbook (1)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbooks (2)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbook (3)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbooks (2)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: T.H. Eliot Scrapbooks (2)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Honorary Degrees (includes commendations from Washington University, University of Minnesota, Education Testing Service, Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of California, Harvard University, University of Washington, New York University, and Brandeis University)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Honorary Degrees and Certificates (includes commendations from Monticello College, St. Louis University, and Drury College; Certificate of appreciation from the Washington University School of Continuing Education, 1971; Certificate citing T.H. Eliot as an honorary member of the Alumni Association of Washington University, 1971; Certificate naming T.H. Eliot's election to the House of Representatives, 1940; Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities Award)Add to your cart.
Physical Description: Oversize Box

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[Series 6: Scrapbooks and Honorary Degrees],
[Series 7: Oversized Items],
[All]


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