Letter from J. Pierpont Morgan to J. Collins Warren

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Title

Letter from J. Pierpont Morgan to J. Collins Warren

Subject

Harvard Medical School
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913 (author)
Warren, John Collins, 1842-1927
Dedications (ceremonies)
Correspondence

Description

Financier and industrialist J. Pierpont Morgan was the most significant benefactor to the construction of the Quad buildings. His magnificent gift of $1,135,000—the single largest donation received by Harvard to that point—underwrote the construction of three of the five buildings of the campus along with their connecting terraces. In this letter to J. Collins Warren, Morgan signifies his intention of attending the dedication ceremonies.

Abstract

Letter from J. Pierpont Morgan to J. Collins Warren assuring his attendence at the dedication ceremonies of the new Medical School buildings in 1906

Creator

Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913

Date Created

1906 July 06

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Is Part Of

AC 1906, v. 2

Format

text

Extent

excerpt (1 page)

Language

English

Type

text

Provenance

From the Harvard Medical School Archives

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Citation

Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, “Letter from J. Pierpont Morgan to J. Collins Warren,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12713.

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