Finding-Aid for the Lawrence Grant White Letter (VMF047)

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Biographical Note

Lawrence Grant White (September 26, 1887 – September 7, 1956) was an American architect. He graduated from Harvard University in 1908 and received a diploma from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, in 1913. Beginning in 1919, he became a member of the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White Architects. White also married Laura Astor Chanler and had 8 children.

Scope and Contents Note

Typed letter signed, 1 page from Lawrence Grant White to Herbert Diekmann (1948: July 15). White comments on Diekmann's review of his translation of The Divine Comedy for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1948: July 4). Includes a photocopy of the article in question



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