The Leslie Lipson Papers consist of speeches, writings, lecture
notes, subject files and other materials, primarily documenting his career at University of
Leslie Michael Lipson was born in London, England on November 14, 1912. He attended St.
Paul's School in London and went on to Balliol College, Oxford University, on a classical
scholarship. He graduated with First Class Honors in Classical Moderations and Litterae
Humaniores ("Greats"). He was granted a Commonwealth Fund Fellowship to study political
science at the University of Chicago where he earned his doctorate. His Ph.D. dissertation
was published as, The American Governor: From Figurehead to Leader, by the University of
Chicago Press in 1939.
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