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MS Am 2010

Hemenway, Amy, collector. Amy Hemenway collection of autographs: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2010
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hemenway, Amy, collector.
Title: Amy Hemenway collection of autographs,
Date(s): 1791-1873.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph collection of American collector Amy Hemenway.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*82M-65. Gift of Amy Hemenway's grandchildren, George M. Bartol, Janet Belash, Priscilla B. Grace, and Ann Bartol Sutcliffe; received: 1982.
Also purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Phyllis N. Bartol, 1982.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Amy Hemenway Collection of Autographs (MS Am 2010). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by author. Please note that item number 58 was inadvertently omitted from this finding aid.

Scope and Contents

This autograph collection consists primarily of letters by American authors and politicians, but includes letters by scientists, philosophers, and historians, and by prominent Europeans, particularly British. A number of letters are to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Also contains a few manuscripts, photographs, signatures, a drawing, and three pieces of money.

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