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MS Am 1124-1124.1

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. George William Curtis correspondence: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Last update on 2015 June 8

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1124-1124.1
Creator: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892.
Title: George William Curtis corresponcence,
Date(s): 1842-1893.
Quantity: 4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American author, orator, editor, and reformer George William Curtis.

Acquisition Information:

No accession number. Gift of Bridgham Curtis, 90 Broad Street, New York, New York; received: 1940-1942.

Access Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George William Curtis Correspondence (MS Am 1124-1124.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Curtis was an American author, orator, editor, and reformer.


Organized into two series: Both series arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Content

Correspondence of George William Curtis with William Douglas O'Connor, Wendell Phillps, and Daniel Ricketson, among others. Includes over 300 letters from Curtis to Charles Eliot Norton.

Container List

Name index of principal recipients of letters from George William Curtis.