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MS Am 1854.1

Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1854.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.
Title: John Jay Chapman additional papers,
Date(s): 1841-1940.
Quantity: 1 collection (37 boxes (18.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Chiefly correspondence between American essayist John Jay Chapman and family, friends, and associates.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*72M-26. Purchased with the Charles Warren fund, Friends of the Harvard College Library fund, Amy Lowell fund, Spaulding fund, and Dearborn fund; received: 1972 March 14-July 7.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Jay Chapman Additional Papers, 1841-1940 (MS Am 1854.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Chapman was an American essayist, poet, and reformer.


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Scope and Contents

Chiefly correspondence with family members, friends, and literary and political associates. There are poems, essays, articles, and reviews by Chapman together with notebooks, scrapbooks, and clippings. Also includes letters to Elizabeth Chanler Chapman and her notebooks. Finally, there are compositions and correspondence of Chapman family members.

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