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MS Am 1292

Letters of sympathy on the death of Edgar H. Wells, 1938: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1292
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Letters of sympathy on the death of Edgar H. Wells,
Date(s): 1938.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of sympathy on the death of American rare book dealer and educator Edgar Huidekoper Wells.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-182. Gift of G. L. Gomme; received: 1953.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters of Sympathy on the Death of Edgar H. Wells, 1938 (MS Am 1292). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Edgar Huidekoper Wells (1875-1938) was a rare book dealer and educator. He operated Edgar H. Wells and Company, a book shop in New York City, from 1921 to 1938.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Thirty letters from various book dealers to the rare book firm of Edgar H. Wells and Company, New York City, on the death of the firm's founder Edgar Huidekoper Wells.

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