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MS Eng 1112-112.7

MacDonald, George, 1824-1905. George MacDonald papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1112-112.7
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: MacDonald, George, 1824-1905.
Title: George MacDonald papers,
Date(s): 1851-1905.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (8 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscripts of the novels and other papers of British poet and novelist George MacDonald.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*59M-65-*59M-74F. Purchased with the Amy Lowell Fund from R.A. Brimmell, Hampton Hill, Middlesex; received: 1959 August and October.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George MacDonald Papers (MS Eng 1112-1112.7). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

MacDonald was British poet and novelist.


Arranged in accession number order.

Scope and Contents

Includes manuscripts of the novels The Seaboard Parish and Wilfrid Cumbermede, together with poems and shorter writings. Also includes 30 pen drawings by Arthur Hughes for a 1905 edition of MacDonald's Phantastes and a scrapbook of manuscript and printed poems by MacDonald collected by his son Greville MacDonald.

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