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MS Eng 1311

Upcott, William, 1779-1845, compiler. William Upcott scrapbook of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1311
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Upcott, William, 1779-1845, compiler.
Title: William Upcott scrapbook of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell,
Date(s): 1750-1836.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 volumes (.33 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Scrapbook concerning Dr. Samuel Johnson compiled by William Upcott, a British antiquarian and collector.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*74M-55. Purchased with assistance from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.; received: 1975 April.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Upcott Scrapbook of Johnsoniana, or Supplement to Boswell (MS Eng 1311). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Upcott was a British antiquarian and collector.

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook volumes include: newspaper clippings, printer's bills and receipts, and letters concerning Dr. Samuel Johnson.

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