Albert L. Hammond correspondence
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.
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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.
0.167 Cubic Feet (51 items)
Language of Materials
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.
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.
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- Baltimore City College
- Benson, C. D., Jr.
- Dorsey, George Edwin, 1892-1953
- Hammond, Albert L. (Albert Lanphier), 1892-1970
- Johns Hopkins University
- Philosophy teachers
- Universities and colleges
- Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
- Universities and colleges--Faculty
- communication (function)
- letters (correspondence)
- Albert L. Hammond correspondence
- Language of description
- Script of description
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