bMS Am 1481

Garrett, Garet, 1878-1954. Papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

© 2002 The President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1481
Creator: Garrett, Garet, 1878-1954.
Title: Papers,
Date(s): 1925-1954 (inclusive), 1941-1943 (bulk).
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Papers of American financial writer, editor, and novelist Garet Garrett.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: *56M-171.
Bequest of Dorothy Williams Garrett; received: 1956.

Historical Note

Garrett was an American financial writer and editor for newspapers, a novelist, and the author of books and essays on economics and politics. He was editorial writer-in-chief of the Saturday Evening Post (1940- 1942) and editor of American Affairs, a quarterly published by the National Conference Board (1944-1950).


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Scope and Content

Contains professional correspondence, mostly incoming, concerning Garrett's editorials and other writings, and subjects such as international trade and national defense during World War II. Includes correspondence with Herbert Hoover and others. Also the manuscript of That Satan Said, a play by Garrett.

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