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MS Am 1236.1

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. James Russell Lowell letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1236.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
Title: James Russell Lowell letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich,
Date(s): 1860-1890.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American author and editor Thomas Bailey Aldrich from American author, editor, and diplomat James Russell Lowell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*42M-891. Gift of Thomas Bailey Aldrich Memorial Trustees; received: 1943.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Russell Lowell Letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich (MS Am 1236.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was an American writer and editor.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes thirty-one letters from Lowell to Aldrich concerning both professional and personal matters, such as The Atlantic monthly and Aldrich's poetry and books.

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