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MS Am 1882

Edgar H. Wells & Co. Edgar H. Wells & Co. correspondence: 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 Am 1882
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Edgar H. Wells & Co.
Title: Edgar H. Wells & Co. correspondence,
Date(s): 1924-1933.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American antiquarian book firm Edgar H. Wells & Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Source unknown.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edgar H. Wells & Co. Correspondence (MS Am 1882). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Edgar Huidekoper Wells (1875-1938; A.B. 1897) operated Edgar H. Wells and Company, a rare book shop in New York City, from 1921 to 1938.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning book purchases with various booksellers and customers, and a stock inventory. Also includes correspondence between Geoffrey J. L. Gomme, an employee of Edgar H. Wells & Co., and Harvard professor James Buell Munn regarding book requests. Also contains letters concerning Flora V. Livingston's Bibliography of the works of Kipling.

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