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MS Am 1701.2

Wright, Mary Tappan, 1851-1916. May Tappan Wright letters to her family, 1879: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1701.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wright, Mary Tappan, 1851-1916.
Title: May Tappan Wright letters to her family,
Date(s): 1879.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and a diary by the American novelist Mary Tappan Wright.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-165. Gift of John K. Wright Lyme, New Hampshire; received: 1966 Mar.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

May Tappan Wright Letters to Her Family, 1879 (MS Am 1701.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Wright was an American novelist and short story writer.

Scope and Contents

Letters from Mary Tappan Wright to her husband John Henry Wright, and good friend Alicia Keyes. Letters to Alicia Keyes address social life in Massachusetts, issues with writing novels, an invitation to a lecture series, and a section of a poem by Mary Wright. Mary writes to her husband mostly about their children, and also of their move to Shelburne, New Hampshire.

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