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MS Am 800.13

Dix, Edwards & Company. Dix, Edwards & Company letters and agreements: 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 800.13
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dix, Edwards & Company.
Title: Dix, Edwards & Company letters and agreements,
Date(s): 1854-1859.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to publisher Joshua A. Dix of Edwards Dix & Company mainly concerning Putnam's Monthly Magazine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Bequest of Warren R. Dix; received: 1936.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Dix, Edwards & Company Letters and Agreements (MS Am 800.13). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Dix, Edwards & Company were the publishers of Putnam's Monthly Magazine.


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Scope and Contents

Consists of letters chiefly to Joshua A. Dix, mainly concerningPutnam's Monthly Magazine. Includes 78 letters from George William Curtis, who served as associate editor of the magazine and became a partner in the firm in 1857; letters from Frederick Law Olmsted, who was also a partner; and letters from contributors. Also includes partnership agreements, blank checks, and a business card.

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