North-East Harbor, ME: The Author, 1892. Autograph Letter. Single Sheet. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good. Item #005490725
Typed Letter Signed from Charles W. Eliot (Harvard President, 1869-1909), to LeBaron Russell Briggs. 1 page, dated August 29th, 1892, on Harvard lettterhead but from Maine, typed with crisp, clear signature. Full page, discussing revisions to the Regulations of Harvard as pertains to student class standing between upper and lower classes, credits earned, etc. 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.