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MS Am 1921

Carter, Robert, 1819-1879, recipient. Letters sent to Robert Carter from various correspondents: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1921
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Carter, Robert, 1819-1879, recipient.
Title: Letters sent to Robert Carter from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1852-1882.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to the American writer Robert Carter chiefly relating to editorial, literary, and social concerns.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-64. Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Swift, 138 Hallet Street, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts 02675; received: 1976 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters Sent to Robert Carter from Various Correspondents (MS Am 1921). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Carter was an editor and author and an active figure in the Free Soil and Republican parties in Massachusetts in the 1850's.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Robert Carter chiefly relating to editorial, literary, and social concerns. Correspondents include Richard Watson Gilder, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Charles Sumner. Also includes a photograph of Benjamin Disraeli, the first earl of Beaconsfield.

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