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MS Eng 805

Wheeler, Mary L., recipient. War-time letters from friends in England and Australia sent to Mary L. Wheeler: Guide.

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Cataloging funded by the Francis P. Scully and Robert G. Scully Class of 1951 Fund.

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 805
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wheeler, Mary L., recipient.
Title: War-time letters from friends in England and Australia sent to Mary L. Wheeler,
Date(s): 1938-1947 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters sent to American editor Mary L. Wheeler discussing women's war work during World War II and other topics.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*45M-357. Gift of Mary L. Wheeler, Lincoln, Massachuestts; 2 Otis Place, Boston, Massachusetts; and 11 Brimmer St., Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1946 May 18 and 1947 February 23.
See curatorial file for extensive notes by Mary L. Wheeler providing biographical information about these correspondents. Notes in this finding aid labeled: "Biographical note by Wheeler," were taken from Wheeler's original notes.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

War-time Letters from Friends in England and Australia Sent to Mary L. Wheeler (MS Eng 805). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Wheeler was a Massachusetts editor of literary collections.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Wheeler from friends she met while spending a year in England (1926-1927). Includes discussion of living conditions in England and Australia and work done by women during World War II. Includes clippings.

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