The Author, 1892. Unknown. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. / No Jacket. Item #005490724
Typed Letter Signed from Charles W. Eliot (Harvard President, 1869-1909), to LeBaron Russell Briggs. 1 page, dated August, 22nd, 1892, on Harvard lettterhead but from Maine, typed with minor holograph corrections, and crisp, clear signature. Full page, discussing revisions to the Regulations of Harvard as pertaining to class affiliation, promotion, and the abolition of Chemistry A (an issue doubtless close to Eliot’s heart as he was a chemist himself). Eliot was one of the truly great figures in the history of Harvard, serving forty years as President (1869-1909). LeBaron Russell Briggs, one of the great figures in the history of Harvard, Radcliffe, and the NCAA. Briggs was first Dean of Men at Harvard College, where he also served as dean of the faculty. He was also president of Radcliffe College and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.