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MS Am 1743

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1743
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909.
Title: Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence,
Date(s): 1861-1930.
Quantity: 1 collection (8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence 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 Correspondence (MS Am 1743). 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

Correspondence of Jewett along with letters from various correspondents to Jewett's sister Mary Rice Jewett and to Jewett's friend Annie Fields.

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