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MS Am 1456

Moore, Eva Gertrude, recipient. Letters from Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore, 1884-1928: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1456
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Moore, Eva Gertrude, recipient.
Title: Letters from Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore,
Date(s): 1884-1928.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the American abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson and the American historian Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*43M-13 -18. Purchased from Eva Gertrude Moore, Belmont, Massachusetts; received: 1943 August 2.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters from Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore, 1884-1928 (MS Am 1456). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Higginson was an American author, Unitarian minister and leading abolitionist. Channing was an American historian who taught at Harvard (1883-1929).

Scope and Contents

Letters from Higginson to Eva Gertrude Moore concern daily life. Letters from Edward Channing to Moore are primarily about her secretarial work for him. Includes autograph manuscript essay Heine and the monkey's skin and three autograph manuscript drafts of the National hymn for July 4, 1896 by Higginson.

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