[OASIS] Harvard University Library
OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou01219View HOLLIS Record   Frames Version
Questions or Comments   Copyright Statement
MS Am 233-233.9

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Edgar Allan Poe collection, 1830-1895: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: f, b
Call No.: MS Am 233-233.9
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
Title: Edgar Allan Poe collection,
Date(s): 1830-1895.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (9 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of manuscripts by and about American poet Edgar Allan Poe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edgar Allan Poe Collection, 1830-1895 (MS Am 233-233.9). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Poe was an American poet, critic, and short-story writer.


Arranged in call-number order.

Scope and Contents

Contains poems, notes, and prose fragments by Poe, and correspondence (1865-1895) concerning reminiscences of and memorials to him. Includes manuscripts of Annabel Lee and The haunted palace, two versions of a Valentine poem to Frances Sargent Locke Osgood, his notes on the moon, and an introduction to his projected Tales of the Folio Club that was not used. Also includes clippings and printed portraits.

Container List