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MS Am 800.53

Butterworth, Alfred Potts. Alfred Potts Butterworth papers, 1887-1888: 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 800.53
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Butterworth, Alfred Potts.
Title: Alfred Potts Butterworth papers,
Date(s): 1887-1888.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.2 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Materials concerning a European trip taken 1887-1888 by Harvard College graduates Alfred Potts Butterworth and Irving Babbitt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

41-1884, 41-1885, 41-1886 (1-46), 41-3393. Gift of Alfred Potts Butterworth,'82, of Leesburg, Indiana; received: 1941.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alfred Potts Butterworth Papers, 1887-1888 (MS Am 800.53). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Butterworth and Babbitt both graduated from Harvard College with the Class of 1889. Babbitt later taught French literature at Harvard.


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Scope and Contents

Materials concern a European trip that Butterworth took with Irving Babbitt in 1887-1888. Includes letters, sketches, photographs, diary, passport, and account book.

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