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MS Am 1594.1

Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893. Phillips Brooks papers, 1832-1892: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1594.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893.
Title: Phillips Brooks papers,
Date(s): 1832-1892.
Quantity: 1 collection (14.5 linear feet (29 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily correspondence of Episcopal clergyman Phillips Brooks with his family and others, as well as diaries, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

59M-291. Deposited by Episcopal Diocesan Library, Joy Street Boston, Mass.; received: 1959 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Phillips Brooks Papers, 1832-1892 (MS Am 1594.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Additional sermons possibly from the same series can be found in MS Am 1593.

Biographical / Historical

Brooks was an Episcopal clergyman. He was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893) and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893).


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Primarily letters to Brooks from many various correspondents and long runs of letters between Brooks and his family. There is also correspondence of other Brooks family members. Also includes diaries, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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