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MS Am 1804

Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963: 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 1804
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964
Title: Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions
Date(s): 1870-1963
Quantity: 16 linear feet (32 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Contains correspondence and writings of classics professor and Amherst College president Arthur Stanley Pease.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

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

Conditions Governing Access:

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.

Biographical / Historical

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 Contents

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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