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MS Am 1888.9

Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Lewis Gannett correspondence: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1888.9
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966.
Title: Lewis Gannett correspondence,
Date(s): 1920-1965.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of journalist and author Lewis Gannett.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*81M-54. Gift of Mr. Michael R. Gannett, Box 350, Old River Road, West Cornwall, Connecticut 06796; received: 1981 June, October, and December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Lewis Gannett Correspondence (MS Am 1888.9). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Gannett was a journalist and author. For many years he wrote the daily book review column for the New York Herald Tribune.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence on topics such as publishing books, a letter from John Merrick Hollister on difficulties arising from a novel Hollister wrote on Walt Disney, US politics, and a letter about Chicago. Letters written by Gannett include a letter to the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery about Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and a response from the library. Collection also includes letter written by Gannett to the Editor of the New York Times, and newspaper clippings.

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