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MS Am 1633

Adams, Charles Follen, 1842-1918. Charles Follen Adams papers: Guide.

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Last update on 2011 May 23

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1633
Creator: Adams, Charles Follen, 1842-1918.
Title: Charles Follen Adams papers,
Date(s): 1857-1917.
Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Letters to and various manuscripts of dialect poet Charles Follen Adams.

Acquisition Information:

*60M-192. Presented in memory of Charles Follen Adams by his children Charles Mills Adams and Ella Adams Sawyer; The Warren, 149 Warren Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts; received: 1961.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles Follen Adams Ppers (MS Am 1633). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Charles Follen Adams was a dealer in dry and fancy goods in Boston, Mass., who achieved great popularity as the author of German dialect verse. His most famous piece was "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" (1876).


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Scope and Content

Letters to Adams from various correspondents, chiefly concerning Adams's verse; manuscripts of poems and lectures; drawings by Morgan Sweeney (Boz) for books by Adams; contracts and correspondence with publishers; and three autograph albums.

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