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MS Am 1090.1

Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient. Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1090.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient.
Title: Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period,
Date(s): 1876-1937.
Quantity: 1 collection (36 boxes (11.88 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American editor and diplomat Walter Hines Page from various correspondents concerning his diplomatic service.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Arthur H. Page; received: 1940 May 2.

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Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters Sent to Walter Hines Page From Various Correspondents, English period (MS Am 1090.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Page was an American editor and diplomat. He was editor of The Forum (1890-1895), The Atlantic Monthly (1898-1899), and The World's Work (1900-1913). He was U.S. ambassador to Great Britain (1913-1918).


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters concerning his diplomatic service to Page from professional colleagues, including Edwin Anderson Alderman, American Civil War Veterans, William Waldorf Astor, George V King of Great Britain, Sir Israel Gollancz, Robert Lansing, Katharine Page Loring, Arthur Wilson Page, William Phillips, Sir Horace Plunkett, John Singer Sargent, and the Whitefriars Club, among many others. Also includes letters from family members.

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