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Correspondence, 1949 - 1959

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1

Scope and Contents

Contains letters to Lili Damita from her son, Sean Flynn, as well as from the registrar at Black-Foxe Military Institute, Dean J.D. Chivers at the Lawrenceville School, Assistant Head Master Alton R. Hyatt at the Lawrenceville School, and Medical Director A. Edward Blackmar at the Lawrenceville School. Also includes two letters to Sean Flynn from his Grandfather, and copies of replies Lili Damita wrote to the Lawrenceville School.

Sean Flynn's letters to his mother are all written while he was attending Lawrenceville School and span from Fall 1957 to Winter 1958. Sean writes about his classes, sports, visiting his father in New York City, visits to the infirmary, and his grades.

The letters from J.D Chivers and Alton R. Hyatt concern Sean Flynn's grades and academic prospects beyond Lawrenceville. Lili Damita includes handwritten copies of her replies to these letters.


  • Creation: 1949 - 1959


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The bulk of these materials are in English, however some articles, documents, letters, and passports are in French.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 0.42 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Repository Details

Part of the The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives Repository

Box 6128
2500 Main St.
Lawrenceville 08648 U.S.A. US