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MS Am 1854.8

Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1888-1959: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: MS, b
Call No.: MS Am 1854.8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.
Title: John Jay Chapman additional papers,
Date(s): 1888-1959.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.2 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and compositions of American writer and reformer John Jay Chapman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

87M-33. Gift of John Winthrop Aldrich; received: 1987.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Jay Chapman Additional Papers, 1888-1959 (MS Am 1854.8). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Chapman was an American essayist, poet, and reformer.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Includes clippings, correspondence, holograph manuscripts by Chapman and others, materials relating to Chapman's 1912 Coatesville speech, notebooks, photographs, printed materials by and about Chapman, and a scrapbook. Correspondents include: Nicholas Murray Butler, Elizabeth Winthrop Chanler Chapman, Oswald Garrison Villard, Sarah Wyman Whitman, and others.

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