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MS Eng 944

Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851. Joanna Baillie letters to Andrews Norton, 1827-1850: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 944
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851.
Title: Joanna Baillie letters to Andrews Norton,
Date(s): 1827-1850.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American author and Harvard University professor Andrews Norton from Scottish poet and dramatist Joanna Baillie about poetry and publishing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

54M-150. Purchased from Mrs. Rose Carhart Cheeseman, 1167 South Roxbury Drive, Los Angeles 35, California; received: 1954 November 9.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Joanna Baillie Letters to Andrews Norton, 1827-1850 (MS Eng 944). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Baillie was a Scottish poet and dramatist. Norton (1786-1853) graduated from Harvard College in 1804, taught sacred literature as a professor, and authored numerous works on religious topics.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes 39 autograph letters from Baillie to Norton concerning poetry and her works which he wished to publish in America.

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