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Kress: Foxwell papers

Foxwell, H. S. (Herbert Somerton), 1849-1936. H.S. Foxwell Papers, 1866-1937 (inclusive): A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Kress: Foxwell papers
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Foxwell, H. S. (Herbert Somerton), 1849-1936
Title: H.S. Foxwell papers
Date(s): 1866-1937 (inclusive)
Quantity: 4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Chiefly incoming correspondence, the bulk of which dates from 1898 to 1899; outgoing letters, writings, memorials and obituaries, and photographs.

Processing Information:

Processed: November 2010
By: Christine Riggle

Access Restricted:

Appointment necessary to consult collection.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: H.S. Foxwell Papers. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Related Material

Other records related to Foxwell are located at University of London; the British Library of Political and Economic Science, London; Kings College Modern Archive Centre, Cambridge University; the Bishopsgate Institute, London; Cambridge University Library; the Marshall Library of Economics, Cambridge University; St John's College Library, Cambridge University; the British Library, London; the University of Toronto Library, Canada; and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York.

Biographical Note:

Herbert Somerton Foxwell was a lecturer and teacher of political economy at St. John's College, Cambridge, and at University College, London, and a book collector of economic literature. His first collection of books was purchased in 1901 by The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths who donated it to the University of London. His second collection was acquired after his death by the Harvard Business School through the monetary donation made by Claude Washington Kress and formed the basis of the Kress Library of Business and Economics in Baker Library.

Series Outline

The collection is arranged in the following series:

Scope and Content Note:

Chiefly incoming correspondence, the bulk of which dates from 1898 to 1899; outgoing letters, writings, memorials and obituaries, and photographs.

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