Englewood Makes History

Lamont, Florence Haskell Corliss (1873-1952)

Item

Title

Lamont, Florence Haskell Corliss (1873-1952)

Description

Florence Haskell Corliss Lamont was a civil leader and philanthropist. She graduated from Smith College in 1893 and received an M.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University. Her philanthropic work focused on international peace and education. She supported the New School for Social Research and donated 150 acres in Palisades, New York to Columbia University to establish the Center for Geography Studies. She also supported the League of Nations and the United Nations. She served on the board for both the League of Nations and the Executive Committee of the American Association for the United Nations. 

She married Thomas William Lamont in 1895. She had four children, Thomas Stilwell, Corliss, Austin, and Eleanor Allen Lamont Cunningham.

Source

Lamont-Corliss Family Papers.Smith College Finding Aids.

"Illness Fatal to Mrs. T. Lamont." The Record, 29 Dec. 1952, p.1. 

Contributor

Birth Date

1873-07-01

Birthplace

Englewood, New Jersey, USA

Death Date

1952-12-29

Source of File Attached

"Illness Fatal to Mrs. T. Lamont." The Record, 29 Dec. 1952, p.1. 

Collection

Citation

“Lamont, Florence Haskell Corliss (1873-1952),” Englewood Makes History, accessed July 12, 2024, https://englewoodmakeshistory.org/items/show/448.

Geolocation

Item Relations

Browse all 2 subject relations.

Browse all 1 object relations.