Armes, Henry Lyman, 1890-1967

Armes, Henry Lyman, 1890-1967



Henry Lyman Armes was born on October 7, 1890 in Londonderry, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1912. After graduation Lyman became a writer for the "Boston Post," and "The Boston Herald." During World War I, Armes served with the Aviation Section of the Signal Reserve Corps. After the War, he returned to Boston where he became a feature writer for the "Boston Post" and an advertising copy writer for Wood, Putnnam and Wood Company. In 1932, Griffith went freelance as a writer and advertising consultant before returning to the Post in 1941, retiring in 1959. Armes died in 1967.

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Armes family papers

Identifier: MS-180
Date(s): 1918 to 1969
Abstract Henry Lyman Armes (1890-1967), Dartmouth College Class of 1912. The collection includes correspondence, typescripts, calendars, a diary and drafts of speeches and statements. The material primarily focuses on Henry Lyman Armes and his his career in the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 1954-1959. Material related to his grandfather Josiah L. Armes, his father Azra Herbert Armes and his aunt Clara A. Armes as well as correpondence and advertising material on rust-proofing and correspondence...