Gaillard Lapsley: Cambridge Lectures on America

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Lectures on America, 1916-18, including 'Impressions of America' and 'America and the war'; printed 'Timetable of the summer meeting to be held at Cambridge, August 1-13, 1918', Lapsley's introductory lecture, and a MS of the introduction to The America of today.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gaillard Thomas Lapsley (1871-1949), Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, delivered the introductory lecture at the local lectures summer meeting of the University of Cambridge, 1918. He also edited lectures, with an introduction, in The America of today, Cambridge 1919.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Professor Frank Thislethwaite through the Friends of Cambridge Unviersity Library, 1991.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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