COLLECTION GUIDES

1894-1996

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The John T. Galvin research materials are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of the research materials of John T. Galvin, compiled for his book The Gentleman Mr. Shattuck: A Biography of Henry Lee Shattuck, 1879-1971, published by the Tontine Press of the Massachusetts Historical Society. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, transcripts and cassette tapes of interviews, typescript drafts, and editorial proofs.

Collection Description

Research files for The Gentleman Mr. Shattuck: A Biography of Henry Lee Shattuck, 1879-1971. Boston: Tontine Press, 1996.

Restrictions on Access

The John T. Galvin research materials are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ruth Mehrtens Galvin, Dec. 1996, and her estate, Aug. 2003.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Carton 1SH112L R
Research materials about Henry Lee Shattuck, 1894-1924, and ancestry
Carton 2SH112M S
Research materials about Henry Lee Shattuck, 1925-1954
Carton 3SH112N T
Research materials about Henry Lee Shattuck, 1955-1970
Carton 3SH112N T
General research materials and interviews
Carton 4SH112P V
General research materials and interviews
Carton 5SH112Q W
General research materials and interviews
Carton 6SH112R X
Typescript drafts, notes, and correspondence
Carton 7SH112S Y
Typescript drafts, notes, and correspondence
Carton 8SH112T Z
Typescript drafts and editorial proofs
Carton 9SH112U -
Typescript drafts and editorial proofs
Carton 10SH112V .
32 cassette tapes of interviews for the Shattuck book and 19 small notebooks

Preferred Citation

John T. Galvin research materials, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Shattuck, Henry Lee, 1879-1971

Organizations:

Massachusetts Historical Society

Subjects:

Boston (Mass.) -- Biography.

Titles:

The gentleman Mr. Shattuck : a biography of Henry Lee Shattuck, 1879-1971.