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MS Am 2020

Leech, Margaret, 1893-1974. Margaret Leech papers: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2020
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Leech, Margaret, 1893-1974.
Title: Margaret Leech papers,
Date(s): 1933-1973.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and manuscripts of American writer and historian Margaret Leech.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*83M-8. Gift of Sydney Joseph Freedberg; received: 1984.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Margaret Leech Papers (MS Am 2020). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Margaret Kernochan Leech was an American novelist, biographer, historian, and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.


Arranged alphabetically by author. Manuscripts by Margaret Leech in items (9) and (10).

Scope and Contents

Contains letters to Leech, mostly of a personal nature from other writers who were her friends. Also includes a manuscript by Leech and notes for stories.

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