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MS Am 2022

Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893. Phillips Brooks and Brooks family papers, 1750-1917: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2022
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893.
Title: Phillips Brooks and Brooks family papers,
Date(s): 1750-1917.
Quantity: 1 collection (6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and other papers of Massachusetts clergyman Phillip Brooks and his family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

82M-78. Gift of John Brooks Hawkins, 184 Allen Street, New Britain, Connecticut 06053; received: 1982.

Processing Information:

Reformatted in 2015 by Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Phillips Brooks and Brooks Family Papers, 1750-1917 (MS Am 2022). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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Biographical / Historical

Brooks was an Episcopal clergyman. He was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893) and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893).


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Phillips Brooks and other members of the Brooks and Phillips families, together with notebooks, scrapbooks, college papers, sermons, diaries, genealogical notes, photographs, and printed material. Besides Phillips Brooks, the collection includes papers of his uncle Peter Chardon Brooks, his brothers Frederick Brooks and John Cotton Brooks, and others.

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