[OASIS] Harvard University Library
OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou00969View HOLLIS Record   Frames Version
Questions or Comments   Copyright Statement

On July 16, 2018, OASIS will retire. It will be replaced by HOLLIS for Archival Discovery. Please explore.
MS Am 1751

Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927. Brooks Adams correspondence with Henry Adams, 1861-1920: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1751
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927.
Title: Brooks Adams correspondence with Henry Adams,
Date(s): 1861-1920.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American historian Brooks Adams to American novelist Henry Adams, as well as materials concerning the Adams' family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*47M-120-135. Gift of Mrs. Robert Homans, 280 Beacon Street Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1947 September 15; 1948 November 30; 1948 January 5.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Brooks Adams Correspondence with Henry Adams, 1861-1920 (MS Am 1751). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Brooks Adams was an American historian. Henry Adams was an American novelist, historian, and social critic.


Arranged chronologically

Scope and Contents

Also includes a lengthy critique by Henry Adams of an unpublished biography by Brooks Adams of John Quincy Adams, miscellaneous correspondence of Brooks Adams, letters from Charles Francis Adams to Brooks and Henry Adams.

Container List