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MS Am 1124.5-1124.8

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. George William Curtis papers, 1839-1930: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, MS
Call No.: MS Am 1124.5-1124.8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892.
Title: George William Curtis papers,
Date(s): 1839-1930.
Quantity: 1 collection (5 linear feet (8 boxes, and 3 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Speeches, lectures, journals, clippings and obituaries by or about American author George Curtis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

MS Am 1124.5: *47M-59 Gift of George W. Curtis Esq., Ashfield, Massachusetts; received: 1947 October 1.
MS Am 1124.6 and MS Am 1124.7 Gift of Bridgham Curtis; received: 1940 Mar. 16 - 1942 Mar. 5. Both recataloged from MS Am 1124 (614) and MS Am 1124 (615); formerly MS Am 50.
MS Am 1124.8: *42M-330F. Gift of his son, Bridgham Curtis, Bate, Curtis & Loeb, 11 Broadway, New York, N.Y.; received: 1942 March 26.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George William Curtis Papers, 1839-1930 (MS Am 1124.5-1124.8). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Curtis was an American author, orator, editor, and reformer.

Scope and Contents

Primarily autograph manuscript speeches and lectures along with poems, a notebook, a commonplace book, two journals, and a scrapbook of clippings and obituaries.

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