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MS Am 1083.2

Godkin family. Godkin family correspondence: 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 1083.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Godkin family.
Title: Godkin family correspondence,
Date(s): 1857-1888.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American Godkin family, primarily of E. L. Godkin, relating to his family and his work as editor of The Nation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*76M-39. Purchased with the P.D. Howe fund from Maurice Sagoff, 376 Main St. Acton, Maryland 01720; received: 1977 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Godkin Family Correspondence (MS Am 1083.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Lawrence Godkin was an editor and political writer. He was the founder and first editor of The Nation.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Includes personal correspondence of E.L. Godkin and his family, and business papers from his time at the Evening Post.

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