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MS Eng 1443

Cam, Helen Maud, 1885-1968, collector. Helen Maud Cam collection of English autographs: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1443
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cam, Helen Maud, 1885-1968, collector.
Title: Helen Maud Cam collection of English autographs,
Date(s): 1867-1927 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.3 linear ft.)
Abstract: Autographs and related material collected by Helen Maud Cam.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*52M-57 (27), (43), (60-61), (101-103), (106), (109), (110). Gift of Miss Helen Maud Cam, 24 Chauncy St., Cambridge 38, Mass.; received: 1952 October 2.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Helen Maud Cam Collection of English Autographs (MS Eng 1443). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Most of the other items received in this accession were cataloged into the Autograph file.

Biographical / Historical

Cam was a medieval historian, the first woman professor on the Faculty of arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and a professor at Cambridge University in England, where she was active in local politics.


Arranged alphabetically by name of signer.

Scope and Contents

A miscellaneous collection of autographs, some cut, some in letters, of English luminaries of the late 19th and early 20th century, including those collected by Emily H. Smith.

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