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MS Am 1854.6

Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman papers concerning Dante's "Divine comedy" in translation: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1854.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.
Title: John Jay Chapman papers concerning Dante's "Divine comedy" in translation,
Date(s): 1889-1892.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.4 linear ft.)
Abstract: Papers concerning the translation of Dante's "Divine Comedy" by the literary scholar John Jay Chapman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*86M-57. Gift of John Winthrop Aldrich, Rokeby, Barrytown, New York 12507; received: 1986 Mar. 28.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Jay Chapman Papers Concerning Dante's " Divine Comedy" (MS Am 1854.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Chapman was a literary scholar and Harvard professor.

Scope and Contents

Leaves of the Milan 1864 edition of La Divina Commedia annotated by Chapman and interleaved with MS translations and notes in the hand of Chapman and Minna Timmons Chapman. Also includes a folder of miscellaneous manuscripts and typescripts of memoranda and brief notes removed from Chapman's books.

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