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Beatrice Lamb Collection

Identifier: CLRC-895

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected proof for the non-fiction juvenile book The Nehrus of India: three generations of leadership.


  • 1967


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Beatrice Pitney Lamb was born May 12, 1904. She earned a BA from Bryn Mawr College in 1927 and an MA from Columbia University in 1956. She worked for several years as an editor for United Nations News, as well as a lecturer at New York University. She traveled to India many times, and wrote several books related to the country, as well as revising the article on India for World Book Encyclopedia. She died in 1997.

Biographical Source:

"Beatrice Pitney Lamb (1904-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980.


1 folder

Language of Materials



The collection contains one corrected proof for a book by Beatrice Pitney Lamb.

Beatrice Lamb Collection, 1967
David Byer
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Revision Statements

  • May 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

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