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MS Am 1237.8

James, Henry, 1843-1916. Henry James papers for The sense of the past, 1914-1916: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1237.8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Title: Henry James papers for The sense of the past,
Date(s): 1914-1916.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Typescript copies, some with autograph manuscript revisions, of Henry James's novel, The sense of the past.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

44M-456, 44M-457, 44M-458, 44M-459, 44M-460. Gift of Henry James, Esq., 522 Fifth Ave., New York, New York; received: 1944.

Processing Information:

Collection was recataloged in February 2013. All sheets were originally housed in binders. At the time of recataloging, all sheets were removed from binders and the binder covers were retained. Labels on binder covers often have incorrect information concerning contents. Original order of all sheets was retained.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Henry James Papers for The Sense of the Past, 1914-1916 (MS Am 1237.8). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

James was an American novelist, short-story writer, critic, and dramatist. Theodora Bosanquet (1887?-1961) became secretary to Henry James in 1907. She was also a critic and editor.


Items are arranged in accession number order.

Scope and Contents

Typescript copies of this novel, some with autograph manuscript revisions by Henry James. Also includes notes by Theodore Bosanquet.

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