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MS Am 1281

Beston, Henry, 1888-1968. Manuscripts for Henry Beston's Fairy Tales, 1922-1952: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1281
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beston, Henry, 1888-1968.
Title: Manuscripts for Henry Beston's Fairy Tales,
Date(s): 1922-1952.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph and typescript manuscripts of short stories for children by the American writer Henry Beston.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-70. Gift of Henry Beston, Chimney Farm, Nobleboro, Maine; received: 1952 November 3.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Manuscripts for Henry Beston's Fairy Tales, 1922-1952 (MS Am 1281). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The outermost house.

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph and typescript short stories contained in the published book, Henry Beston's fairy tales, as well as some stories not found in that book. Also includes reviews and two photographs.

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