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MS Am 1795

Robinson, Fred Norris, 1871-1966, collector. Fred Norris Robinson collection, 1907-1930: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1795
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Robinson, Fred Norris, 1871-1966, collector.
Title: Fred Norris Robinson collection
Date(s): 1907-1930
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to medieval scholar Fred Norris Robinson as well as essays and other compositions by medieval scholars George Lyman Kittredge and John Strong Perry Tatlock.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-92. Gift of The Estate of Fred Norris Robinson, Francis H. Brooks, Esq., executor, State Street Bank and Trust, 111 Franklin Street, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1966 November.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Fred Norris Robinson Collection, 1907-1930 (MS Am 1795). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Fred Norris Robinson was a Chaucerian scholar and professor of medieval English at Harvard University, as was George Lyman Kittredge. John Strong Perry Tatlock taught medieval English at University of California, Berkeley.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

A notebook by George Lyman Kittredge, letters from Theodore Roosevelt to Robinson, four essays by John Strong Perry Tatlock and a letter from Tatlock to Robinson.

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