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MS Am 1784.16

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. William Dean Howells additional papers, 1858-1937: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1784.16
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
Title: William Dean Howells additional papers,
Date(s): 1858-1937.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Materials by and about William Dean Howells including autograph manuscripts and an ambrotype portrait.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

87M-91. Manuscripts presented by: William White Howells, 274 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116; received 1986 February 10.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Patricia Burdick

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Dean Howells Additional Papers, 1858-1937 (MS Am 1784.16). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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

Arrangement

Arranged alphabeticaly by title.

Scope and Contents

Includes holograph and typescript manuscripts of the following titles: The American James; A confession of St. Augustine, Fla.; Editor's easy chair; Eighty years and after; A hazard of new fortunes (intro.); The landlord at Lion's head; The leather-wood god; An old Venetian friend; Pride and prejudice (intro.); Priest or painter, dramatization of A forgone conclusion (with revisions by William Poel); Priscilla; Sketch of Winnie's life (containing poems by Winifred Howells); and To the memory of Joseph Alexander Howells. Other materials included are: 1858 ambrotype portrait of Howells and his brother John.

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