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Arthur H. Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FlemingAH

Scope and Contents

The Fleming papers include papers related to the history of Caltech, such as fiscal material, architecture and buildings, and correspondence with Albert Einstein, Theodore von Kármán, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Arthur Noyes, Henry Robinson and L. A. Sommer.

Dates

  • 1921-1934

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Contact the Archives for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Henry Fleming (1856-1940) was a lumber magnate, philanthropist, and member of the California Institute of Technology Board of Trustees. Fleming was a major benefactor to Caltech, largely responsible for raising funds for Throop Hall, and the chief financial source of funds during the early years of the institute.

Extent

1.5 linear feet : 3 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Title
Guide to the Arthur H. Fleming Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Caltech Archives Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the California Institute of Technology Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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