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MS Am 1724

Coykendall, Frederick, 1872-1954. Frederick Coykendall papers, 1914-1928 (MS Am 1724): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1724
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Coykendall, Frederick, 1872-1954.
Title: Frederick Coykendall papers
Date(s): 1914-1928
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from various correspondents to American businessman and book collector Frederick Coykendall.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-344. Gift of George Goodspeed; received: 1956.
2016M-111. Removed from 2016-1737 (Gift of Peter O'Brien).

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frederick Coykendall Papers, 1914-1928 (MS Am 1724). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Coykendall was an American businessman and book collector.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Frederick Coykendall from various correspondents relating to his book collecting interests. Includes 156 letters from the London bookseller James Bain and 16 lettes from A. J. A. Symons. Also includes printed ephemera having to do with the Cuala Press and the Talbot Press.

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