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MS Am 1961

Goodspeed, Charles, E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Compositions: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1961
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Goodspeed, Charles, E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950.
Title: Compositions,
Date(s): 1937-1939.
Quantity: 1 collection (12 boxes (6 linear ft.).)
Abstract: Manuscript, drafts, and galley proofs of works by the American bookseller and writer Charles E. (Charles Eliot) Goodspeed as well as card catalogs for the libraries of Frank Brewster Bemis and Harold Murdock.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

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Gifts of George T. Goodspeed, Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., 18 Beacon Street Boston, Massachusetts 02108; received: 1977 July and 1980 April.

Biographical / Historical

Goodspeed was an antiquarian bookseller of Boston, Mass., the proprietor of Goodspeed's Book Shop.

Scope and Contents

Manuscript, drafts, and galley proofs of Goodspeed's memoirs, Yankee Bookseller (published 1937); manuscript of his Angling in America (published 1939); Catalogues (on cards) of the libraries of Frank Brewster Bemis and Harold Murdock. Also includes illustrations used in Yankee Bookseller.

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