Albert L. Hammond correspondence Edit


MS 0146


  • 1920-1923 (Creation)


  • 0.167 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    51 items




  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    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.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Name of folder or item], [Date], [Box number], [Folder number], [Collection title], [Collection number], Special Collections, The Johns Hopkins University.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Single copies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Special Collections department. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

    Collection is open for use.

  • Abstract

    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.

  • Biographical / Historical

    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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