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MS Am 2065

Merrymount Press. Letters relating to the Merrymount Press, 1913-1955: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2065
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Merrymount Press.
Title: Letters relating to the Merrymount Press,
Date(s): 1913-1955.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: Correspondence of Boston printer D. B. Updike, concerning his Merrymount Press.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

94M-32. (Transferred from 56H-1362).
Manuscripts presented by Mr. George Laban Harding: received 1956 November; Gift, 1957 December 3.

Processing Information:

Processed by: J. F. Coakley

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters Relating to the Merrymount Press, 1913-1955 (MS Am 2065). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Merrymount Press, located in Boston, Massachusetts, was the printing office of D. B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updike.


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Scope and Contents

The correspondence of the Press consists mainly of letters from D.B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updike, including a number to the San Francisco printer Henry H. Taylor. Harding's correspondence concerns his collection of Merrymount Press printing. Also included are some letters to George Laban Harding.

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