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MS Am 1745-1745.1

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, collector. James Thomas Fields autograph album: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1745-1745.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, collector.
Title: James Thomas Fields autograph album,
Date(s): 1750-1941.
Quantity: 1 collection (.16 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and autographs collected by Boston publisher James Thomas Fields.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*64M-125. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from The Reverend James Holland Beal, Jackson Lodge Jackson, New Hampshire; received: 1964 December 21.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Thomas Fields Autograph Album (MS Am 1745-1745.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Fields was a Boston publisher, editor, and author. He was head of the publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields and editor of The Atlantic Monthly (1861-1870).


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters and manuscripts of American and British writers collected by James T. Fields and completed by his wife Annie Adams Fields. Most are accompanied by portrait engravings or photographs.

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