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MS Am 1588

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Washington Allson papers, 1815-1842: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1588
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Allston, Washington, 1779-1843.
Title: Washington Allson papers,
Date(s): 1815-1842.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of American artist and author Washington Allston.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

59M-121. Deposited by the Washington Allston Trust; received: 1960.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Washington Allson Papers, 1815-1842 (MS Am 1588). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Allston was an American artist and author.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Allston and his friends, chiefly pertaining to his art and writings. Includes ten letters from the artist Charles Robert Leslie. Also two poems by Allston and a pew deed.

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