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MS Am 2051

Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947. Maxwell Evarts Perkins letters to his daughters: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2051
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947.
Title: Maxwell Evarts Perkins letters to his daughters,
Date(s): 1919-1928.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, poems, and drawings of the American editor Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts) Perkins.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*88M-32. Gift of Louise Perkins (Mrs. Robert) King; received: 1989.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Maxwell Evarts Perkins Letters to his Daughters (MS Am 2051). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Perkins was an editor with Charles Scribner's Sons for over thirty years.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters, poems, and drawings from Perkins to his daughters: 84 holograph letters to Louise Perkins King, and 7 letters (photocopies) to Jane Perkins Owen. Also includes holograph and typescript manuscripts by Perkins: The complete commuter and Buttoning and unbuttoning.

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