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MS Am 1636

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894, recipient. Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents, 1891-1892: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1636
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894, recipient.
Title: Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1891-1892.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American writer Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-14. Purchased with the Wells fund; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Oliver Wendell Holmes letters from various correspondents, 1891-1892 (MS Am 1636). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Holmes was an essayist, poet, and teacher of anatomy.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Consists of letters to Holmes from a variety of correspondents -- friends, readers, editors, and others. These papers were found in Holmes's Boston house by a demolition contractor.

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