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MS Am 1667

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. Henry Adams correspondence, 1890-1918: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1667
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Title: Henry Adams correspondence,
Date(s): 1890-1918.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American historian and author Henry Adams.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-206. Gift of Henry A. La Farge; received: 1952.
Bequeathed by Mrs. Bancel La Farge

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Henry Adams Correspondence, 1890-1918 (MS Am 1667). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Adams was an American historian and author.

Scope and Contents

Consists of 179 letters from Adams to his niece Mabel Hooper La Farge, together with some letters to her sons Bancel La Farge Jr. and Henry Adams La Farge; copies of poems by Adams; and printed and manuscript material concerning Adams and the Adams memorial by St. Gaudens in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

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