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Eleanor Holgate Lattimore (1895-1970) and her husband Owen Lattimore (1900-1989)

Subject: Lattimore, Eleanor Holgate 1895-1970

       Lattimore, Owen 1900-1989

       Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)


Type: Black-and-White Prints


Topic: International relations


Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-5125]


Summary: East Asia expert Eleanor Holgate Lattimore (1895-1970) and her husband Owen Lattimore (1900-1989), shown here in publication publicity for their new book Silks, Spices, and Empire (Delacorte Press, 1968). After graduating from Northwestern University in 1915, Eleanor Holgate had studied and taught in China. The Lattimores married in 1925 and she later described their fantastic wedding journey from Peking to India in Turkestan Reunion (1934).


Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives


Persistent URL:Link to data base record


Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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Taken on January 25, 2011