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MS Eng 1428

Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland), 1864-1933. F Holland Day papers concerning John Keats, 1849-1906: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Keats Room
Call No.: MS Eng 1428
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland), 1864-1933.
Title: F. Holland Day papers concerning John Keats,
Date(s): 1849-1906
Quantity: .3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters concerning John Keats, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Oscar Wilde to the publisher and historian Fred Holland Day.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Purchased with the Friends fund; received: 1941 Apr. 23.

Processing Information:

Recataloged from *CL 8341.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

F. Holland Day Papers Concerning John Keats, 1849-1906 (MS Eng 1428). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Day was a Boston, Massachusetts publisher, photographer, and historian. He had a strong interest in the life and poetry of John Keats.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly correspondence of Day concerning the poet John Keats, as well as an acceptance letter from the Kelmscott Press to publish his book on Emerson poems; and a letter concerning a bibliography on Oscar Wilde. Day's papers also contain his notes on the editor John Scott.

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