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MS Am 1452-1452.1

Blood, Benjamin Paul, 1832-1919. Benjamin Paul Blood papers, 1860-1928 (MS Am 1452-1452.1): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf
Call No.: MS Am 1452-1452.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Blood, Benjamin Paul, 1832-1919.
Title: Benjamin Paul Blood papers
Date(s): 1860-1928.
Quantity: 1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 folder)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and compositions of American philosopher and poet Benjamin Paul Blood.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-269 and 55M-299. Gift of Horace M. Kallen , 66 West 12th Street New York 11, New York; received: 1955 May 24 and 1954 November 8.
Accession information is given individually with each addition to collection.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Benjamin Paul Blood Papers, 1860-1928 (MS Am 1452-1452.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Blood was an American philosopher, mystic, and poet.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains letters, mostly to Blood, often in response to his writings; a few letters, typescript manuscripts, and one autograph manuscript poem by him; a galley proof of an article by William James, A Pluralistic Mystic, about Blood; and many clippings of Blood's articles, interviews, poems, and letters to the editor that appeared in local newspapers in his native Amsterdam (N.Y.).

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