Lewis Mumford

Later Years: 1950-1990

Lewis Mumford garnered many honors in his later years, a sample of which include: a National Book Award (1962) for The City in History; The Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964; a 1965 LLD from the University of Edinburgh; a doctorate of architecture from the University of Rome in 1967; the National Medal for Literature (1972). For his town planning in Britain he was in 1975 made an honorary knight commander of the Order of the British Empire; he received a Prix Mondial in 1976.

Special Collections at Monmouth University 
Devoted to Lewis Mumford

Visit the Art Gallery of Mumford's Work

Visit the Virtual Lewis Mumford Library

Check the Monmouth University GOALS Library Catalog for our Mumford Private Library Collection

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