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MS Am 1639

Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893. Fanny Kemble correspondence, 1847-1890: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1639
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893.
Title: Fanny Kemble correspondence,
Date(s): 1847-1890.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between British actress and author Frances Anne Kemble and members of the Parkman and Dwight families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

60M-208. Gift of Mrs. Langdon P. Marvin; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Fanny Kemble Correspondence, 1847-1890 (MS Am 1639). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Kemble, an actress and author, was born in England, and lived and worked in both England and the U.S.


Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Contains personal correspondence between Kemble and members of the Parkman and Dwight families in America. Also includes Philadelphia court records of the divorce case between Kemble and her husband, and a photograph of Kemble.

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