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Call No.: MS Eng 509.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hofer, Philip, 1898-.
Title: Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and other papers relating to Hofer's attempt to publish the Henry Hamilton materials owned by the Harvard College Library.
See also HOLLIS database for other materials owned by the Houghton Library relating to Henry Hamilton and his family.
Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica.
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Philip Hofer was Curator of the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Harvard College Library. This collection concerns Hofer's desire to publish manuscripts and images from the Henry Hamilton collection. This material had been given to the Harvard College Library in 1902 and was later transferred to the Houghton Library (1942).