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MS Eng 1159

Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941. Rabindranath Tagore papers, 1910-1918: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1159
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941.
Title: Rabindranath Tagore papers,
Date(s): 1910-1918.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and Bengali.
Abstract: Primarily poems and plays by Bengali author Sir Rabindranath Tagore.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-68. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1961 September.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Rabindranath Tagore Papers, 1910-1918 (MS Eng 1159). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Tagore was a Bengali author of India.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly literary manuscripts including poetical works Gitanjali and The Crescent Moon and the plays Chitra and The King [of the Dark Chamber]. Some include revisions by Sir William Rothenstein and William Butler Yeats as well as Tagore. Also includes translations and composition by Snehalata Sen and others. Some of Tagore's poems are in both Bengali and English.

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