MS Am 1784.15
Reeves, John Knight, 1907-, collector. John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells collection,
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
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,
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.
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.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
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John Knight Reeves William Dean Howells Collection, 1868-1960 (MS Am 1784.15). Houghton
Library, Harvard University.
William Dean Howells was an American novelist and editor of the Atlantic Monthly.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
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
- (1). Budd, Louis J. 1 letter to John Knight Reeves; 1953.
- (3). Field, Kate, 1838-1896. 1 letter to Miss Logan; 1868.
- (4). Goldberg, Lawrence H. 3 letters to John Knight Reeves; 1960.
- (5). Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. 2 autographs.
Item 1 signed on visiting card of Mr. Major Allen Twiford, dated 31 Jul 1894; item 2 dated 28 Sep 1894, with note from Lawrence H. Goldberg, [n.d.].
- (7). Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Émile Zola. TS.s. with A.MS. revisions; [n.p., n.d.]. 15s.(15p.).
- (9). Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. My literary passions. TS.s. with A.MS. revisions and annotations; [n.p., n.d.]. 407s.(409p.).
With, wrapper and A.MS. notes (by John Knight Reeves). 2s.(3p.).
- (10). Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. A pair of patient lovers. A.MS. and TS. with A.MS. revisions; [n.p., n.d.]. 99s.(100p.).
With, another copy labeled- Cut one, TS.s. (with MS. annotations, Printer's copy); [n.p.] 20 Nov 1896. 67s.(67p.).
- (12). Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. World of chance. A.MS.(photostat); [n.p., n.d.]. 1s.(1p.).
Page 431 only.
- (13). Mannados bookshop. 1 letter to John Knight Reeves; 1951.
- (14). Reeves, John Knight, 1907- Approximate location of JNMH's discarded leaves of TWJ manuscript in relation to JKR's
manuscript. TS.(carbon copy)s.; [n.p., n.d.]. 3s.(3p.).
With photocopies of various pages of manuscript by Howells, Their wedding journey, A.MS.(photocopy) with A.MS. annotations and revisions by John Knight Reeves, 57s.(57p.).
- (15). Reeves, John Knight, 1907- 1 letter to Louis J. Budd; 1953.
- (16). Reeves, John Knight, 1907- 1 letter to Lawrence H. Goldberg; 1960.
- (17). Reeves, John Knight, 1907- Literary manuscripts of William Dean Howells--[notes for exhibition]. A.MS.; [n.p., n.d.]. 8s.(8p.).
With additional printed material.
- (18). Sessler, Charles, bookseller. 4 letters to John Knight Reeves; 1954.
Item 1 to James B. Stronks.
- (19). Stronks, James B. 1 letter to John Knight Reeves; 1954.