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MS Eng 1304.2

Pertz, Julia Garnett, 1793-1852. Julia Garnett Pertz papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1304.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Julia Garnett Pertz papers
Date(s): 1820-1881
Date(s): 1820-1858
Quantity: 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Abstract: Correspondence of Julia Garnett Pertz about social reform, including the emancipation of slaves.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*76M-10. Deposited by Katharine Haramundanis, Bedford Road Carlisle, Massachusetts; received: 1973, 1974, and 1976.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Julia Garnett Pertz Papers (MS Eng 1304.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Pertz was the wife of German historian Georg Heinrich Pertz.


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Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence of Julia Garnett Pertz, Frances Wright d'Arusmont, and others. D'Arusmont was a reformer known as Fanny Wright and her correspondence with Julia and Harriet Garnett concerns the establishment of the Nashoba Community in Tennessee and the emancipation of slaves. Includes letters (mostly negative photocopies) from Marquis de Lafayette to Julia and Harriet Garnett. Other correspondence is from the Garnett and Wright families and their friends in Europe and the U.S. Also Julia Garnett Pertz's compositions and notes for her husband's works.

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