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MS Am 1318

Marble, Manton, 1834-1917. Manton Marble correspondence with Henry James, 1901-1916: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1318
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Marble, Manton, 1834-1917.
Title: Manton Marble correspondence with Henry James,
Date(s): 1901-1916.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between the American novelist Henry James and the American newspaper publisher Manton Marble.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

53M-105. Purchased with the Gifford fund from Joan Evans c/o Madame Claude Carnot, 97 Bd. Malesherbes, Paris, VIIIe, France; received: 1954 January 25.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Manton Marble Correspondence with Henry James, 1901-1916 (MS Am 1318). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Manton Marble (1834-1917) was a journalist, editor, and publisher of the New York World. James was an American novelist, short-story writer, critic, and dramatist.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerns daily events, James' writing, life in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and England, and their visits to each other. Also includes letters of Henry James to other members of the Marble family and a letter to Theodore Roosevelt from Manton Marble, among other items.

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