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MS Eng 1427

Houghton, Arthur Amory, 1906-, collector. Arthur Amory Houghton collection of manuscripts concerning Joseph Severn: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1427
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Houghton, Arthur Amory, 1906-, collector.
Title: Arthur Amory Houghton collection of manuscripts concerning Joseph Severn,
Date(s): 1845-1881.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscripts relating to Joseph Severn, the English artist and friend of poet John Keats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*54M-195 (33) and (34). Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., 718 Fifth Ave., New York City, NY; received: 1954 Dec. 3; Purchased from Hamill and Barker, 664 No. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill.
*70M-38 (2), (3), and (4). Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.; received: 1970 Aug. 11; Purchased at the Christie Auction sale 1 July 1970, Lot 118, through Hofmann and Freeman Ltd., Holly Place Cottage, Shoreham, Sevenoaks, Kent, England.
All materials in this finding aid were transferred from the 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:

Arthur Amory Houghton Collection of Manuscripts Concerning Joseph Severn (MS Eng 1427). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Severn was an English artist and friend of the poet John Keats.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, lithograph of Keats, watercolor, clipping, and notes.

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