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MS Am 2257

Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-. Herbert Marcuse compositions: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2257
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-.
Title: Herbert Marcuse compositions
Date(s): 1964-1971
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Abstract: Manuscript compositions of German-born American political philosopher, Herbert Marcuse, sent to the Beacon Press.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*2001M-67. Gift of Arnold C. Tovell, 2 Meadow Trail, Chappaqua, New York 10514; received: 2002 Apr. 18.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Conditions Governing Use:

Scholars wishing to publish in any form must contact Dr. Peter Marcuse, 140 Greenwood Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06704.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Herbert Marcuse Compositions (MS Am 2257). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Marcuse was a German-born American politcal philosopher.


Arranged alphabetically by title of composition.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of manuscripts of Marcuse's books published by the Beacon Press. Includes Marcuse's notes and correspondence concerning publication of these books. Some of the descriptive notes about this material were supplied to the repository by Arnold C. Tovell, a Beacon Press editor, and are marked (ACT) in this finding aid. Tovell also has annotated many of the manuscripts.

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