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MS Am 1545

Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902. Richard Maurice Bucke letters to Edith Maclure Love, 1889-1902: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1545
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902.
Title: Richard Maurice Bucke letters to Edith Maclure Love,
Date(s): 1889-1902.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from Canadian psychiatrist Richard Maurice Bucke to Edith Maclure Love, the director of Physical Training for Women at Indiana State Normal School.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

57M-258. Gift of Mrs Paul Holinger, 1500 No. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago 10, Illinois; received: 1958 February.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Maurice Bucke Letters to Edith Maclure Love, 1889-1902 (MS Am 1545). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bucke was a Canadian psychiatrist and psychologist, Walt Whitman's literary executor, and superintendent of the London Ontario Asylum for the Insane. Love was an American and the Director of Physical Training for Women at Indiana State Normal School.

Scope and Contents

Includes 24 letters from Bucke to Love concerning writings of Walt Whitman, religion, Bucke's writings and his vacation at Gloucester Pool in Muskoka. Also includes an unsigned autograph manuscript of Walt Whitman's Spain, an unsigned autograph manuscript of Whitman's It Is Probably a Spasm of Temper, two canceled checks from Whitman, photographs of Bucke, pamphlets, and a piece of homespun suiting purporting to be Whitman's.

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