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MS Eng 1374

Whitmore, William Henry, 1836-1900, compiler. William Henry Whitmore scrapbook on Winthrop Mackworth Praed: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1374
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Whitmore, William Henry, 1836-1900, compiler.
Title: William Henry Whitmore scrapbook on Winthrop Mackworth Praed,
Date(s): 1835-1864.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Scrapbook about English poet and politician Winthrop Mackworth Praed, compiled by American writer and editor, William Henry Whitmore.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*87M-30. Purchased from David J. Holmes Autographs, 230 S. Broad St., 3rd Fl. Philadelphia PA 19102 (cat. 21, item 142) with the bequest of Thomas Edward Hanley; received: 1988 Feb. 25.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Henry Whitmore Scrapbook on Winthrop Mackworth Praed (MS Eng 1374). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Whitmore was an American writer and editor. Praed was an English poet and politician.

Scope and Contents

Includes disbound leaves from a scrapbook compiled by Whitmore of several editions of collected works of Praed. Also includes a signed portrait of Praed, the title page of volume 1 of Redfield, transcripts of poems in Whitmore's hand, a letter from Praed to Samuel Paget, a letter from Whitmore to a Boston printer, and a letter from Cyrus Powers to Whitmore.

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