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MS Am 1743.1

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. Sarah Orne Jewett additional correspondence: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1743.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909.
Title: Sarah Orne Jewett additional correspondence,
Date(s): 1868-1930.
Quantity: 1 collection (8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Abstract: Correspondence and compositions of American writer Sarah Orne Jewett.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*66M-100. Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop, 18 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, with assistance from the Friends of the Harvard College Library; received: 1966.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sarah Orne Jewett Additional Correspondence (MS Am 1743.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

There are Jewett family business records in Manuscripts and Archives, Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Biographical / Historical

Jewett was an American author, best known for The country of the pointed firs (1896).


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Jewett along with letters from various correspondents to Jewett's sister Mary Rice Jewett and to Jewett's friend Annie Fields. There are also compositions by Jewett, Fields, and others as well as some shipping records of Jewett's grandfather Theodore F. Jewett.

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