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MS Eng 1331.5

Haydon family. Haydon family papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Eng 1331.5
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Haydon family.
Title: Haydon family papers,
Date(s): 1841-1888.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily drawings by Lina Frederica Marie Haydon and printed genealogical information concerning the family of the English painter and writer Benjamin Robert Haydon.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*81M-12. Gift of W. Thomas Taylor, Postal Box 5343, Austin, Texas, 78763; received: 1981 October 8.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Haydon Family Papers (MS Eng 1331.5). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Robert Haydon was an English painter and writer.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes 6 pencil drawings by Lina Frederica Marie Mordwinoff Haydon, an ink drawing of the Haydon coat of arms by an unidentified artist, a watercolor of the tomb of Gideon Haydon, and printed genealogical information on the Haydon family, including a printed copy of The Heydons in England and America, among other items.

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