[OASIS] Harvard University Library
OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou00700View HOLLIS Record   Frames Version
Questions or Comments   Copyright Statement

On July 1, 2018, OASIS will retire. It will be replaced by HOLLIS for Archival Discovery. Please explore.
MS Am 1766

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. Henry Adams letters to various correspondents: 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 1766
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Title: Henry Adams letters to various correspondents,
Date(s): 1881-1947.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American author and historian Henry Adams to his niece and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*65M-39. Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron, 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1965 September 3.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Henry Adams Letters to Various Correspondents (MS Am 1766). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Adams was an American historian and author.

Scope and Contents

Letters address personal finance issues, wedding presents to family members, and Adams' thoughts after his wife died. Adams also writes about past and present pesidents and politics, the Marbury versus Madison U.S. Supreme court case, replies to his friends' solicitations for books, dinner invitations, living in Washington D.C., and travels through Mexico and Shropshire, England.

Container List