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The major repositories of Lewis Mumford's manuscript material are:

Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A collection comprising nearly 200 boxes of manuscripts typescripts, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs. The period covered by this material extends from 1915 to 1961.
A finding aid to this collection is available.

Guggenheim Memorial Library
Monmouth University
West Long Branch, New Jersey
A collection of 330 watercolors and drawings by Mumford. Also includes 18 photographs of Mumford and family members. The period covered by this material extends from 1915 to 1961.
A list of the items in the collection is available.

A library comprising several hundred volumes in all subject areas previously owned by Lewis Mumford, many of which are annotated.
An electronic catalog of the library is available.

Dartmouth College Library
Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
A collection comprising a holograph, signed; typescripts, with ms. corrections; a letter relating to his biography, Herman Melville (1929); a lecture, "Ethical Foundattions of World Order," given in a Dartmouth College "Great Issues" course; manuscripts of four books--Sticks and Stones (New York, 1940), Culture of Cities (New York, 1938), Faith for Living (New York, 1940), and Arts and Technics (New York, 1952). The period covered by this material extends from 1924 to 1952.

Freiberger Library
Case Western Reserve Library
Cleveland, Ohio
Correspondence comprising 140 letters by Mumford to Elmer Newman, Mumford's bibliographer, covering the period 1966-84. Includes Newman's letters as well.
A register of the correspondence is available in the library.

Cleveland Public Library
Cleveland, Ohio
Manuscript of The Condition of Man (1944).

Additional repositories for Lewis Mumford manuscript materials can be researched via the following websites:
Archives and Special Collections in the United States

Archives and Special Collections Worldwide

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