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MS Am 1701.3

Wright, Mary Tappan, 1851-1916. Mary Tappan Wright letters, 1822-1916: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1701.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wright, Mary Tappan, 1851-1916.
Title: Mary Tappan Wright letters,
Date(s): 1822-1916.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between American novelist Mary Tappan Wright and her husband.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-71. Gift of Mr. John K. Wright, Lyme, New Hampshire; received: 1966 November.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mary Tappan Wright Letters, 1822-1916 (MS Am 1701.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Tappan Wright was an American novelist and short story writer.


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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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