MS Am 1088.5
Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Charles Eliot Norton miscellaneous papers:
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
© 2002 The President and Fellows of Harvard College
Last updated on 2011 March 29
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Call No.: MS Am 1088.5
Creator: Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908.
Title: Charles Eliot Norton miscellaneous papers,
Date(s): ca. 1825-1923.
Quantity: 17 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Miscellaneous papers relating to American author, editor, and professor of fine
arts at Harvard, Charles Eliot Norton. Materials are unprocessed.
Materials have been briefly described in bulk, but full cataloging has not been done.
This box list was compiled by James Turner, 1984 May 1. When these
materials are fully cataloged, the order of the materials will change.
Gift of the Norton family, 1914-1940.
Recataloged from MS Am 9028.
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Charles Eliot Norton Miscellaneous Papers (MS Am 1008.5). Houghton Library, Harvard
Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was professor of the history
fine arts at Harvard (1874-1898) with a special interest in the study and translation
Materials are arranged as received in repository.
Papers include: appointment books, autograph collection, clippings, commonplace books,
correspondence, daguerreotypes, diaries, journals, financial records, lecture notes,
letters of condolence, notebooks, obituaries, passport, photographs, poems, reviews,
speeches, teaching materials, and other materials.
- Box 1, Notes relating to writing and teaching on art, etc.,
Date: 1873-1900. 1 box.
- Box 2, Notebooks, diaries, etc.,
Date: 1827-1900. 1 box.
- Box 3, Lecture notes, commonplace books,
- Box 4, Notes, writings, poems, reviews, lectures, speeches, offprints,
Date: ca.1800-1908. 1 box.
Notes on Andrews Norton's life and character; notes on 1850
European trip; recollections of 1855 England trip; recollections of Carlyle, Harrison,
Seward, Godkin, et al.; writings of J.B. Harrison; CEN
offprints; poem on Ralph Waldo Emerson; reviews of CEN books;
lectures and speeches, etc.