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MS Am 1853

Anderson, Melville Best, 1851-1923. Melville Best Anderson papers concerning Dante's "Inferno" in translation: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1853
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Anderson, Melville Best, 1851-1923.
Title: Melville Best Anderson papers concerning Dante's Inferno in translation,
Date(s): 1921-1933.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.2 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers concerning the literary scholar Melville Best Anderson's translation of Dante's Canto V from the Inferno.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*70M-20. Gift of Mrs. Laura Huxtable Porter, Bayview Gardens, 57B Clearwater, Florida, 33515; received: 1970.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Melville Best Anderson Papers Concerning Dante's Inferno in Translation (MS Am 1853). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Anderson was a literary scholar known for his translation of the Divina Comedia.

Arrangement

Typescript is followed by letters to Laura Huxtable Porter arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains Anderson's typescript translation of Dante's Canto V from the Inferno, and letters to Laura Huxtable Porter regarding this translation.

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