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Lewis Mumford

Historian (19-Oct-1895 — 26-Jan-1990)


Casey Nelson Blake. Beloved Community: The Cultural Criticism of Randolph Bourne, Van Wyck Brooks, Waldo Frank and Lewis Mumford. University of North Carolina Press. 1990. 388pp.

Lewis Mumford. My Works and Days: A Personal Chronicle. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1979. 545pp.

Lewis Mumford. Sketches from Life: The Autobiography of Lewis Mumford: The Early Years. New York: Dial Press. 1982. 500pp.

Lewis Mumford. Findings and Keepings: Analects for an Autobiography. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1975. 394pp.

Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer; Robert Wojtowicz (editors). Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford: Thirty Years of Correspondence. Princeton Architectural Press. 2001. 294pp.

Robert E. Spiller (editor). The Van Wyck Brooks/Lewis Mumford Letters. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1970.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.814)

  9. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.538)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.501)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1052)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.752)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.995)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.515)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.358)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.710)

  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.201)

  18. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.523)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.357)

  20. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.467)

  21. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.363)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.114)

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