Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
- Existence: 1895-10-19 - 1990-01-26
Lewis Mumford (1895-1990), American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, clippings and photographs of Alvin Saunders Johnson. Although records relating to his career are relatively scanty, two manuscript drafts of his autobiography, Pioneer Progress, are among the writings. The correspondence of some 1,700 letters includes: Max Ascoli, Jacob Billikopf, Gerhard Colm, Agnes DeLima, Thomas E. Dewey, Eduard Heinmann, Edith Johnson, Corliss Lamont, Adolphe Lowe, Thomas Mann, Harry Scherman.
One TLS to [Hermann] Broch, dated 1941 Sep 15, concerning a luncheon planned with Martha Foley and Beatrice Kaufman on the situation in France, mentioning Janet Flanner, Kay Boyle, Hans Habe, Dr. Frank Kingdon and others. One ALS to [Annemarie Meier-Graefe], addressed to "Dear Bush," concerning a debate with Sinclair Lewis.