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MS Am 2048.1

Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895. Henry Oscar Houghton Atlantic Monthly contributors' dinner book, 1874-1875: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2048.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895.
Title: Henry Oscar Houghton Atlantic Monthly contributors' dinner book,
Date(s): 1874-1875.
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Bound volume containing an 1875 issue of the Atlantic Monthly and the letters from the authors invited to a celebratory "Contributors' dinner."

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

86M-94. Gift of Mr. Alexander W. Dole, 6 Bond Street, Cambridge, Ma 02138; received: 1986 October.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Henry Oscar Houghton Atlantic Monthly Contributors' Dinner Book, 1874-1875 (MS Am 2048.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

See also bMS Am 2048 which is part of this accession, but cataloged separately. See especially item bMS Am 2048 (36) which is a loose piece removed from this volume.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Oscar Houghton was an American printer and publisher.

Arrangement

Listed in order in which material is bound into volume.

Scope and Contents

All letters to Henry Oscar Houghton or H.O. Houghton and Company.
Volume commemorates a dinner (Atlantic Dinner, December 15, 1874) held to honor the author-contributors to an issue of the Atlantic Monthly. Volume includes: issue of the Atlantic Monthly, vol. XXXV (Jan. 1875, no.CCVII) interleaved with letters from authors invited to the dinner, most addressed to Henry Oscar Houghton or H.O. Houghton and Company; includes manuscript list of those invited and clippings from various newspapers describing the event.

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