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MS Am 1180

Nichols, George, 1809-1882, recipient. Letters from various correspondents to George Nichols, 1869-1883: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1180
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Nichols, George, 1809-1882, recipient.
Title: Letters from various correspondents to George Nichols,
Date(s): 1869-1883.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to Riverside Press editor George Nichols.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*48M-298. Gift of George Nichols, Esq., 40 Worth Street, New York 13, New York; received: 1948.

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 Correspondents to George Nichols, 1869-1883 (MS Am 1180). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Nichols was a proofreader and editor. He worked chiefly for the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters to Nichols from various writers, chiefly pertaining to proof corrections and other printing and publishing matters. Includes several letters from Charles Sumner and one note from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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