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MS Am 972

Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890. Francis Bowen correspondence: 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 972
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890.
Title: Francis Bowen correspondence,
Date(s): 1724-1909 (inclusive) 1836-1892 (bulk).
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American philosopher Francis Bowen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*71M-114. Gift of Maria Bowen; received: 1931.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Francis Bowen Correspondence (MS Am 972). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Bowen was an American philosopher, editor of the North American Review and professor at Harvard.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Consists chiefly of letters to Francis Bowen. Includes some letters concerning contributions to the North American Review and a few letters relating to his teaching at Harvard.

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