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MS Am 1349.1

Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873. Frederick Goddard Tuckerman correspondence, 1833-1873: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1349.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard, 1821-1873.
Title: Frederick Goddard Tuckerman correspondence,
Date(s): 1833-1873.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 v. (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of Greenfield, Massachusetts poet Frederick Goddard Tuckerman with Alfred Tennyson and Tuckerman family members.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

60M-202. Gift of Orton Loring Clark, Amherst, Massachusetts; received: 1961 March 30.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frederick Goddard Tuckerman Correspondence, 1833-1873 (MS Am 1349.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Tuckerman was a poet of Greenfield, Mass.


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Scope and Contents

Contains two typed copies of letters to Alfred Tennyson thanking him for his hospitality and acknowledging his happiness at their acquaintance. Includes one manuscript by his father, Edward, entitled Records of My Children which enumerates the birth, christenings, vaccinations, health and ailments of his children. The collection includes a letter dated 1868 from Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne offering to sell the family's home, the Wayside, to Frederick Tuckerman. The other correspondence included in the collection is personal, detailing the exchange of books and poetry as well as the conditions of friends and family.

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