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MS Am 2147

Hanford, A. Chester, Mrs., collector. Mrs. A. Chester Hanford collection of materials concerning Hawaii, 1882-1889: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b [Shelved with bMS Am 2145 and bMS Am 2146]
Call No.: MS Am 2147
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hanford, A. Chester, Mrs., collector.
Title: Mrs. A. Chester Hanford collection of materials concerning Hawaii,
Date(s): 1882-1889.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 folder in 1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Materials about 19th-century Hawaii from American collector Mrs. A. Chester Hanford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

48M-135 - 48M-138. Gift of Mrs. A. Chester Hanford, 101 Larchwood Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1948 September 27.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mrs. A. Chester Hanford Collection of Materials Concerning Hawaii, 1882-1889 (MS Am 2147). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters from David Kalakaua, King of Hawaii, and Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii. Also includes manuscript (in the Amoy dialect of Chinese) of the 23rd psalm and a collection of 19th-century invitations and broadsides.

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