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Oral history interview with Edward M. Lamont, 1996

Creator: Lamont, Edward M., 1926-
Project: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 41 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Businessman.

Scope and Contents

Childhood: born New York City; weekend visits to family estate Lamont Hall, Palisades, New Jersey, late 1920s to 1940; estate grounds layout; Sunday luncheons: literary guests, family political discussions; Great Depression; estate staff; summers North Haven, Maine; undergraduate education, Harvard; graduate studies University of Geneva and Harvard Business School; Lamont Estate donation to Columbia University: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO] founding, LDEO visits, Doherty endowment; chairman Children’s Aid Society, New York.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1997

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