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MS Am 1169.1

Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907, recipient. Letters from various corespondents to Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1865-1906: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1169.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907, recipient.
Title: Letters from various corespondents to Wendell Phillips Garrison,
Date(s): 1865-1906.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to Wendell Phillips Garrison, editor of The Nation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*49M-167
Gift of Mrs. Alan Valentine, President's House, 22 Berkeley Street, Rochester 3, N.Y.; received: 1950 April 3.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters from Various Corespondents to Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1865-1906 (MS Am 1169.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Wendell Phillips Garrison (1840-1907) was editor of The Nation.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Letters written to Wendell Phillips Garrison primarily concerning his retirement from the Nation as editor due to poor health. Letters also address articles that appeared in the Nation, questions regarding the Nation, and one complaint about an article. Other letters thank Garrison for gifts, remembrances of Garrison's father, schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a letter inviting Garrison to join the Massachusetts Historical Society. Also contains one photograph.

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