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MS Am 2034

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908, recipient. Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2034
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908, recipient.
Title: Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers ,
Date(s): 1702-1952.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from famous literary, cultural, and political figures, some of them addressed to Charles Eliot Norton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*86M-26. Gift ofMrs. Donald Starr 198 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 through Miss Dinah Starr, 15 Scottfield Road, Allston Massachusetts 02134; received: 1987 13 Mar and 19 May.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and Other Papers (MS Am 2034). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was co-editor of the North American Review (1864-1868) and helped found the political review The Nation in 1865. He was professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

An autograph collection of letters from famous literary, cultural, and political figures, some of which are addressed to Charles Eliot Norton. Others are addressed to a variety of correspondents. Also includes cut signatures, books, pamphlets, clippings and other printed material.

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