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MS Am 1343.1

Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954. Bliss Perry correspondence with Jerome Johnson, 1920-1943: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1343.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954.
Title: Bliss Perry correspondence with Jerome Johnson,
Date(s): 1920-1943.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between Atlantic monthly editor Bliss Perry and Jerome Johnson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

64M-74. Gift of The Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier, Vermont; received: 1964 September 17.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bliss Perry Correspondence with Jerome Johnson, 1920-1943 (MS Am 1343.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Perry was a college professor, editor, and author. He taught English at Williams (1886-1893), Princeton (1893-1900), and Harvard (1907-1930). From 1899 to 1909 he was editor of The Atlantic Monthly.


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Scope and Contents

Collection includes letters written from Johnson to Perry discussing literature, the Harvard club, Perry visiting Johnson in Montreal, death of friends, and dinner invitations. Perry writes Johnson of publishing articles in Atlantic Monthly, and declines an invitation to stay at Johnson's home. Perry's wife also wrote to Jerome Johnson about their trip to Montreal.

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