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MS Am 1166

La Farge, John, 1835-1910. John La Farge letters to his parents, 1847-1851: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1166
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: La Farge, John, 1835-1910.
Title: John La Farge letters to his parents,
Date(s): 1847-1851.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American painter John La Farge to his parents John La Farge, Sr. and Louisa (Binsse de St. Victor) La Farge.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

49M-112. Purchased with the Bemis Fund from Miss Grace E. Barnes, Box 3127, Col. Hts. Sta., Washington D. C.; received: 1950 Feb. 1.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John La Farge Letters to His Parents, 1847-1851 (MS Am 1166). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

La Farge was a painter and critic.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains 16 letters from La Farge to his parents, John La Farge, Sr., a New York city merchant and Louisa (Binsse de St. Victor) La Farge.

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