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MS Am 324-324.10

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. John Greenleaf Whittier additional papers: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, f
Call No.: MS Am 324-324.10
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.
Title: John Greenleaf Whittier additional papers,
Date(s): 1823-1889 (inclusive).
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (1 box and 9 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Poems and letters of American poet John Greenleaf Whittier.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of various donors, various dates. Accession information recorded with each call number.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Greenleaf Whittier Additional Papers (MS Am 324-324.10). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Whittier was an American poet and abolitionist.

Scope and Contents

Consists chiefly of poems and letters by Whittier. Includes 26 letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich, chiefly concerning contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, and letters to Harriet Minot Pitman. Includes copy and proof sheets for the Riverside Edition of Whittier's poems, 1888, and an index to Whittier's poems, recording their periodical publication, prepared by Horace E. Scudder.

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