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MS Am 1745.3

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, collector. James Thomas Fields collection of additional autographs, 1750-1941: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1745.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, collector.
Title: James Thomas Fields collection of additional autographs,
Date(s): 1750-1941.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.01 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Contains letters and manuscripts collected by the Boston publisher James Thomas Fields.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*64M-153. Gift of The Reverend James Holland Beal, Jackson Lodge Jackson, New Hampshire; received: 1965 January.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Thomas Fields Collection of Additional Augographs, 1750-1941 (MS Am 1745.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Fields was a Boston publisher, editor, and author. He was head of the publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields and editor of The Atlantic Monthly (1861-1870).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Letters and manuscripts of American and British writers collected by James T. Fields and completed by his wife Annie Adams Fields, including a composition by John Quincy Adams.

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