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MS Am 2157

Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. Dorothea Lynde Dix additional papers, 1866-1887: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf, b [b is shelved with bMS Am 2156-2160]
Call No.: MS Am 2157
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887.
Title: Dorothea Lynde Dix additional papers,
Date(s): 1866-1887.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers and photographs related to American humanitarian crusader Dorothea Lynde Dix.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*43M-837-846, 848-849. Gift of Mrs. Horatio Lamb, 260 Clarendon Street, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1944 Spring.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Dorothea Lynde Dix Additional Papers, 1866-1887 (MS Am 2157). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Dix was a humanitarian crusader for the mentally ill.


Arranged alphabetically by name, with some later additions at end.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Dix, notes, documents, photographs, portraits, diploma, and lists relating to Dix. Also includes some items concerning Japan.

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