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MS Am 1340.11

Longfellow, Harriet Spelman, b. 1852. Harriet Spelman Longfellow sketch books: 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 1340.11
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Longfellow, Harriet Spelman, b. 1852.
Title: Harriet Spelman Longfellow sketch books,
Date(s): 1867-1903.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Sketch books by Harriet Spelman Longfellow, the daughter-in-law of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with portraits and landscape drawings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*77M-32. Gift of Mrs. Howard Turner, 409 Nahant Road Nahant, Massachusetts 01908, via Mrs. Howland S. Warren; received: 1977 December 29.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Harriet Spelman Longfellow Sketch Books, (MS Am 1340.11). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Longfellow was the daughter-in-law of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes ten sketch books by Longfellow containing landscape, portrait, and flower drawings of New England, Europe, and Japan, in pen, pencils, watercolor, and wash. Also includes sketches by Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow who was Harriet Spelman Longfellow's husband and the son of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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