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MS Am 1461

Cook, William, 1807-1876. William Cook papers, 1865-1876: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1461
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cook, William, 1807-1876.
Title: William Cook papers,
Date(s): 1865-1876.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings, poems, and correspondence of American artist and poet William Cook.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

43M-396 - 43M-404. Gift of Lawrence W. Jenkins, Esq., Peabody Museum, Salem, Mass.; received: 1943 December 31.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Cook Papers, 1865-1876 (MS Am 1461). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Cook was an American artist and poet.

Scope and Contents

Includes seven pencil drawings by Cook for his works, including a scene depicting Native Americans and a scene depicting the Taj Mahal. Also includes autograph poems by Cook, letters from Cook to others, and miscellany relating to Cook.

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