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MS Am 2131

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks letters to various correspondents, 1835-1860: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b [Shelved with bMS Am 2130 and bMS Am 2132]
Call No.: MS Am 2131
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Title: Jared Sparks letters to various correspondents,
Date(s): 1835-1860.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume in 1 folder (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American historian and Harvard president Jared Sparks to various recipients.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-1. Gift of Mrs. R.W. Birch, 208 La Cuesta, San Clemente, Calif.; received: 1962 July 12.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jared Sparks Letters to Various Correspondents, 1835-1860 (MS Am 2131). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sparks was an American historian and editor. He was president of Harvard (1849-1853).


Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript letters sent by Sparks to others.

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