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MS Am 1784.15

Reeves, John Knight, 1907-, collector. John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells collection, 1868-1960: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1784.15
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Reeves, John Knight, 1907-, collector.
Title: John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells collection,
Date(s): 1868-1960.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Materials by and about William Dean Howells collected by John Knight Reeves.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

87M-90. Manuscripts presented by: Estate of John Knight Reeves, Mr. J. Quint Salmon,Court of Common Pleas of Bever County, 36th Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Beaver, Pennsylvania 15009; received 1984 September 7.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells Collection, 1868-1960 (MS Am 1784.15). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

William Dean Howells was an American novelist and editor of the Atlantic Monthly.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters about and by Howells; Howells autograph manuscripts; correspondence and notes by collector John Knight Reeves; and clippings. Correspondents include: Mary Elizabeth Burt, Kate Field, and others. Howells manuscripts include autograph manuscripts, typescripts and stats of: Editor's easy chair; Emile Zola; In August; My literary passions; A pair of patient lovers; Their wedding journey; and World of chance.

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