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MS Am 1745.2

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, recipient. Letters to James Thomas Fields from various correspondents: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1745.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, collector.
Title: Letters to James Thomas Fields from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1863-1877 (bulk) 1863-1941 (inclusive).
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to Boston publisher James Thomas Fields published in his Yesterdays with authors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*64M-152. Gift of The Reverend James Holland Beal, Jackson Lodge Jackson, New Hampshire; received: 1965 January.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters to James Thomas Fields from Various Correspondents (MS Am 1745.2). 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).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters of American and British writers, including Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, among others, which were collected into an album by James T. Fields and published in his Yesterdays with authors.

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