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Lincoln Gordon papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030043487]
Identifier: MS-0112
Abraham Lincoln Gordon (1913–2009) was the 9th President of the Johns Hopkins University (1967–1971) and a United States Ambassador to Brazil (1961–1966). Collection consists of biographical material, speeches (1967-1971), and clippings describing Lincoln Gordon's appointment as president of The Johns Hopkins University.

Dates

  • 1963-1971

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection contains one item in Portuguese.

Conditions Governing Access

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

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.24 Cubic Feet (1 legal half-size document box)

Biographical Note

Abraham Lincoln Gordon (1913–2009) was the 9th President of the Johns Hopkins University (1967–1971) and a United States Ambassador to Brazil (1961–1966). He was born in New York City, September 10, 1913. After graduating from Harvard in 1933, he studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and recieved the Ph.D. in 1936. He returned to the U.S. to begin his teaching career at Harvard. He served on several government boards and was a consultant with the Department of State and Defense. In September 1961 he was appointed Ambassador to Brazil and in March of 1966, he was appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs. Lincoln Gordon resumed a career in business after resigning his position at Johns Hopkins.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of biographical material, speeches (1967-1971), and clippings describing Lincoln Gordon's appointment as president of The Johns Hopkins University. Of interest is a report on economic development in Brazil prepared during Lincoln's service as U.S. ambassador to that country in 1963. The report is in Portuguese.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was gifted by Lincoln Gordon in 1983.

Related Materials

Other material related to Lincoln Gordon can be found in Special Collections, including the Office of the President records (RG 02.001).

Processing Information

This is no known processing information for this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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