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The Finding Aid of the Edwards H. Metcalf Papers 0062
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Description
Edwards H. Metcalf was a collector, a Pepperdine University Board member, and a T.E. Lawrence enthusiast. He chaired the T.E. Lawrence Symposium in 1988 at Pepperdine University, which gave scholars the chance to discuss the life and works of T.E. Lawrence. The collection contains planning materials and documents from the symposium, as well as book collection records belonging to Metcalf.
Background
Edwards Huntington Metcalf was a Pepperdine University Board member, a T.E. Lawrence enthusiast and collector, and grandson of Henry Edwards Huntington (a railroad tycoon and founder of the Huntington Library, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens located on his San Marino estate). He was an owner of multiple small businesses as well as president of the Huntington Land Company. He frequently donated to the Huntington Library, and also had his own collection of rare books (primarily related to T.E. Lawrence).
Extent
1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Availability
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