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MS Fr 235

Marcou, Jules, 1824-1898. Jules Marcou correspondence: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Fr 235
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Marcou, Jules, 1824-1898.
Title: Jules Marcou correspondence,
Date(s): 1837-1889.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Correspondence of French geologist Jules Marcou chiefly pertaining to personal matters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*64M-147. Gift ofXimenes Bookshop, 5 Ashton Place, Cambridge, Mass.; received: 1965 Jan. 27.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jules Marcou Correspondence (MS Fr 2350. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Jules Marcou was a French geologist who traveled and worked in the U.S. He wrote many articles and books on geological topics. Belknap was possibly a naturalist.


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Scope and Contents

Contains letters to Marcou from friends and associates, many of them from France. Some of the letters concern his work and writings, but most pertain to personal matters. Also includes a few letters to Andrew E. Belknap from various correspondents.

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