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MS Am 1854.9

Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1804-1937: 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 1854.9
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.
Title: John Jay Chapman additional papers,
Date(s): 1804-1937.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Additional papers of American writer and reformer, John Jay Chapman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*89M-9. Gift of Richard Stone; received: 1990.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Jay Chapman Additional Papers, 1804-1937 (MS Am 1854.9). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Chapman was an American essayist, poet, and reformer.


Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, land deeds, and manuscripts. Correspondents include Margaret Chanler Aldrich, Conrad Chapman, Elizabeth Winthrop Chanler Chapman, Jay Chapman, Charles Stewart Davison, and others. Many letters are condolences to Elizabeth and John Jay Chapman on the death of their son, Jay Chapman, in 1903.

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