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Amory, Copley, 1890-1964



  • Existence: 1890 - 1964

Amory Copley Jr., was born November 2, 1890. He graduated from Harvard in 1912. After his military service in World War I, he served in the diplomatic corps for ten years, including assignments in Tehran and Cuba. He also worked as a partner in the investment firm of Loomis, Sayles, and Co. in Boston. He died April 5, 1964.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Copley Amory Jr. papers

Stefansson Mss-174
Identifier: Mss-174
Overview Amory Copley, Jr. (1890-1964), diplomat and banker. Consist of a typescript of Amory's account of his summer trip from Seattle to Dawson and down the Yukon River to collect specimens of mammals for the Smithsonian Institute. Also includes a letter describing the trip, a map of the area surrounding the Yukon River, and an excerpt from "The Wilderness of the upper Yukon" by Charles Sheldon.

Copley Amory papers

Identifier: MS-417
Overview Copley Amory Jr. (1890-1964), diplomat and writer. The collection contains primarily family correspondence, including letters of Amory and two brothers while serving in World War I.