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Albert L. Hammond correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030051662]
Identifier: MS-0146
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.


  • 1920-1923


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Collection is open for use.

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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.


0.167 Cubic Feet (51 items)

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.

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.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA