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MS Am 1788

Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893. Phillips Brooks letters, 1867-1892: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1788
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893.
Title: Phillips Brooks letters,
Date(s): 1867-1892.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.12 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the American clergyman Phillips Brooks to Lady Frances Stanley and Edward Everett Hale.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-28. Purchased with the Duplicate fund; received: 1966 September 28

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Phillips Brooks Letters, 1867-1892 (MS Am 1788). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Brooks, an Episcopal clergyman, was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893) and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893).


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters from Brooks to Edward Everett Hale concern professional matters such as his work with Harvard Divinity School and his writing. Brooks' letters to Lady Stanley refer to Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston, Mass. as well as personal matters. Letters from Mary F. Brooks to Lady Stanley are about Phillips Brooks' illness and death.

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