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MS Am 1928

Dunbar, Charles Franklin, 1830-1900, collector. Charles Franklin Dunbar autograph collection: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1928
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dunbar, Charles Franklin, 1830-1900, collector.
Title: Charles Franklin Dunbar autograph collection,
Date(s): 1757-1865.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and documents collected by former Dean of the Harvard College Faculty and of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Charles Franklin Dunbar.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-106. Gift of the heirs of Charles F. Dunbar; received: 1937 February 20.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles Franklin Dunbar Autograph Collection (MS Am 1928). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Dunbar (Harvard, A.B., 1851) taught political economy at Harvard University and served as Dean of the Harvard College Faculty and of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Autograph collection includes letters from Lydia Maria (Francis) Child, Henry Clay, Edward Everett, Horace Greeley, Andrew Jackson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Pierpont, and Daniel Webster among other literary and historical figures. There are manuscript deeds, promissory notes, indenture contracts, and other documents created in Massachusetts. Additionally, the collection includes autograph fragments and miscellaneous printed material, including pre-revolutionary specimens of paper money.

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