The collection consists of 10 letters from George Edwin Dorsey to Albert Hammond, 26 letters from C.D. Benson, Jr. to Albert L. Hammond, and 15 draft letters from Albert L. Hammond to C.D. Benson, Jr.
The letters were acquired by Mary Elizabeth Dowling from Albert L. Hammond's library. They were donated by Elizabeth W. Dowling, Mary E. Dowling's mother.
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Albert L. Hammond was a professor of philosophy at Johns Hopkins. This collection contains correspondence between Hammond, George Edwin Dorsey, and C.D. Benson, Jr.
Albert L. Hammond was a professor of philosophy at Johns Hopkins, and a devotee of horse racing. He was born in Baltimore in 1892, attended City College and received his B.A. from Hopkins in 1914, and his Ph.D. in 1924. He took a nine-year leave of absence from teaching in the late 1920s to follow horseracing in the US and Canada.
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