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MS Am 1701.4

Wright, Mary Tappan, 1851-1916. Mary Tappan Wright letters to John Henry Wright, 1868-1879: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1701.4
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wright, Mary Tappan, 1851-1916.
Title: Mary Tappan Wright letters to John Henry Wright
Date(s): 1868-1879
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters written by American novelist and short story writer Mary Tappan Wright to her husband.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-85. Gift of Mr. John K. Wright, Lyme, New Hampshire; received: 1966 December.

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 to John Henry Wright, 1868-1879 (MS Am 1701.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Tappan Wright was an American novelist and short story writer. John Henry Wright was her husband.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters written from Mary Tappan Wright to her husband John when they were living apart. Letters contain a daily description of Mary Wright's life and activities in Gambier, Ohio. Letters also discuss religion, news of the church, and new developments in the Wright family. Some letters contain simple pen and ink drawings.

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