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MS Am 1730.2

Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960. John P. Marquand compositions: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1730.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960.
Title: John P. Marquand compositions,
Date(s): 1892-1951.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: School and college compositions, prose pieces, and other writings of American novelist John P. Marquand as well as a small amount of his correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*74M-11. Gift of Mrs. Richard E. Welch, Jr., Curzon's Mill Curzon's Mill Road Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950; received: 1974 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John P. Marquand Compositions (MS Am 1730.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto.


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Scope and Contents

Contains school and college compositions, shorter prose pieces, and a revised carbon copy draft of Point of No Return. Also includes a scrapbook of boyhood photographs and a small amount of correspondence.

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