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MS Eng 1009

De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859. Thomas De Quincey papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1009
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859.
Title: Thomas De Quincey papers,
Date(s): 1794-1904.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily correspondence and compositions of the English author Thomas De Quincey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*42M-653. Gift of Horace Ainsworth Eaton, Syracuse, N.Y.; received: 1943 March 24.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas De Quincey Papers (MS Eng 1009). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

De Quincey was an English author.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence of Thomas DeQuincey with James Hogg & Sons as well as other correspondents, as well as correspondence of Florence De Quincey Bairdsmith with Alexander Hay Japp and other publishers along with correspondence of Emily De Quincey with Alexander Hay Japp and Henry Stephens Salt. Also includes the correspondence of James Hogg & Sons and Alexander Hay Japp with others. Also contains compositions by Thomas De Quincey, including galley and page proofs of Confessions of an English opium eater, together with the last wills and testaments of Thomas DeQuincey and Thomas Penson among other items.

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