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MS Am 1743.2-1743.27

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. Sarah Orne Jewett compositions and other papers: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf
Call No.: MS Am 1743.2-1743.27
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909.
Title: Sarah Orne Jewett compositions and other papers,
Date(s): 1847-1909.
Quantity: 1 collection (8 linear feet (7 boxes, 37 volumes, 1 portfolio folder)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscripts, diaries, contracts, and other papers of American author Sarah Orne Jewett.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Bequest of Theodore Jewett Eastman; received: 1931.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sarah Orne Jewett Compositions and Other Papers (MS Am 1743.2 - 1743.27). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

There are Jewett family business records in Manuscripts and Archives, Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Biographical / Historical

Jewett was an American author, best known for The country of the pointed firs (1896).


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Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of Sarah Orne Jewett together with diaries, commonplace books, contracts and accounts with publishers, clippings, drawings, and photographs of Jewett. Manuscripts include drafts or printers copies of most of Jewett's publications.

Alphabetical index to the published works of Sarah Orne Jewett

Reference numbers below are to the page numbers of the index.

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