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Edward C. Lathem, 1926-2009



  • Existence: 1926 - 2009


Edward Connery Lathem, Dartmouth class of 1951. Former Dean of Dartmouth College Libraries and Bezaleel Woodward Fellow and Counselor to the President. Lathem received his MLS from Columbia in 1952 and a PhD from Oxford in 1961. He was Director of the Division of Special Collections in Baker Library from 1953-1958; Assistant Librarian from 1958-1960; Associate Librarian, 1960-1968; Librarian of the College, 1968-1978; and Dean of Libraries, 1973-1978. Lathem also served as Executive Director of the Montgomery Endowment at Dartmouth and was a long time fundraiser for the college.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Identifier: Mss 850201
Webster Mss 850201
Date(s): 1850-03-01
Content Description

Letter from Daniel Webster to Hon. Mr. Grinnell, accepting Mr. Grinnell's invitation to dine and expressing congratulations to Mrs. Grinnell and Grinnell's niece.

Daniel Webster letter

Identifier: Mss 837678.1
Webster Mss 837678.1
Date(s): 1837-12-28
Content Description

Letter from Daniel Webster to Mr. Lewis J. Cist, in Cincinnati, Ohio, telling him that he has the pleasure to comply with this autograph collector's request.

Daniel Webster letter

Identifier: Mss 826230.1
Webster Mss 826230.1
Date(s): 1826-03-30
Content Description

Letter announcing that the committee of the judiciary will consider the subject of the New Orleans Navigation Company's canal the following Tuesday at half past nine and inviting the addressee to make a presentation to the committee at that time.

Edward C. Lathem papers May Be Restricted

Identifier: MS-965
Date(s): 1913 to 2009

Edward C. Lathem (1926-2009), dean of Dartmouth College Library. Contains correspondence and subject files.

Edward Connery Lathem collection of Robert Frost lectures

Identifier: MS-1012
Date(s): 1941 to 1962

Edward Connery Lathem, class of '51, Dean of Dartmouth College Libraries and Librarian of the College, Emeritus. Contains transcribed lectures and readings by Robert Frost.

Nathan Lord letter

Identifier: Mss 854276.1
Mss 854276.1
Date(s): 1854-04-26
Content Description

Letter 1854 April 26, Dartmouth College Lord, Nathan 1792-1870 Letter enclosing autographs ( not included) of Dartmouth College Presidents Dana and Tyler and the requested catalogs. He also notes that Dr. William Allen of Northampton, MA., could furnish the autographs of the Wheelocks.

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