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MS Am 1804

Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© 2003 The President and Fellows of Harvard College

Last update on 2013 January 23.

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1804
Creator: Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964.
Title: Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions,
Date(s): 1870-1963.
Quantity: 32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Contains correspondence and writings of classics professor and Amherst College president Arthur Stanley Pease.

Acquisition Information:

67M-159. Gift of Arthur Stanley Pease; received: 1964.

Access Restrictions:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Arthur Stanley Pease Correspondence and Compositions, 1870-1963 (MS Am 1804). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Arthur Stanley Pease (1881-1964) was a classics professor at the University of Illinois, Amherst, and Harvard. From 1927 to 1932 he was president of Amherst College. He was also an amateur botanist.


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Scope and Content

Chiefly letters to Pease from many correspondents together with some drafts and carbon copies of outgoing letters, some family correspondence, and letters of others, and miscellaneous writings by Pease and others. Correspondence reflects Pease's research interests in the classics, professional activities (including the American Philological Association), and botanical interests.

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