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Call No.: MS Am 1267
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Parton, James, 1822-1891, recipient.
Title: James Parton letters from Ida L. Greeley,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to the American biographer James Parton from Ida L. Greeley along with his notes on the Voltaire centennial celebration.
Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 1881.
Letters from Greeley to Parton concern daily life, and a letter from Clarissa Greeley to Parton concerns his daughter Effie. Also includes autograph manuscript notes and news clippings regarding the Voltaire centennial, including a speech by Victor Hugo, translated by Parton, and French newspapers of the event.