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MS Am 1487

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917, recipient. F. B. Sanborn letters from various persons, 1860-1893: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1487
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917, recipient.
Title: F. B. Sanborn letters from various persons,
Date(s): 1860-1893.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American author, journalist, and philanthropist F. B. Sanborn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-268. Purchased with the Duplicates fund from Abe Brayer; received: 1956.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

F. B. Sanborn Letters from Various Persons, 1860-1893 (MS Am 1487). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sanborn was an author, journalist, and philanthropist of Concord, Mass. He was an ardent abolitionist and champion of reforms in charity work, prisons, and insane asylums.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Contains 21 letters to Sanborn from various persons, chiefly concerning political and social issues.

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