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Towner, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William), 1921-1992 : Lawrence W. Towner Papers, 1948-1989

American colonial historian and sixth librarian of the Newberry Library, 1962-1986, who during his tenure expanded research and education programs, enlarged the library's physical space, and inaugurated development activities. Towner's papers include correspondence, reports, research notes, articles, speeches and publications relating to Newberry personnel, collections, conferences, departments, events, gifts, property and trustees, as well as to his pre-Newberry and non-Newberry activities.
Extent: 56 linear feet - (48 boxes and 29 record cartons)
Subjects: Chicago, Newberry Library
Call Number: NL Archives 03/06
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