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MS Am 2143

Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945. John Livingston Lowes papers concerning John Keats: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2143
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945.
Title: John Livingston Lowes papers concerning John Keats,
Date(s): 1928-1940.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 folder (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, notes, and clippings concerning Lowes' work on the English poet, John Keats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*45M-558, *45M-560, *45M-567, *45M-569, *45M-572. John Wilber Lowes, 9 Buckingham Street, Cambridge, Mass.; received: 1945 Dec. 26.
All materials were recataloged from Keats Room files.

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Livingston Lowes Papers Concerning John Keats (MS Am 2143). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lowes was an American scholar of English literature who received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1905. He taught English at Swarthmore College (1905-1909), Washington University (1909-1918), and at Harvard beginning in 1918, where he remained until he retired in 1939. He was best known for his work on the Romantic poets.

Scope and Contents

This material was removed from various volumes on John Keats that the Lowes family gave to the Houghton Library. The books were cataloged as separate volumes and the manuscript material was removed to the Keats Room files for use in cataloging the John Keats papers, also held by the Houghton Library. The Keats Room files were weeded in 2002 and this material cataloged.

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