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MS Am 1088.8

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Charles Eliot Norton miscellaneous correspondence, 1849-1908: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1088.8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908.
Title: Charles Eliot Norton miscellaneous correspondence,
Date(s): 1849-1908.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American author, editor, and teacher Charles Eliot Norton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles Eliot Norton Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1849-1908 (MS Am 1088.8). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was co-editor of the North American Review from 1864 to 1868 and helped found the political review The Nation in 1865. He was professor of the History of Fine Arts at Harvard.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Letters from Norton to various correspondents, including several to Nathan Haskell Dole, Sir Arthur Helps, and John Henry Wright. Also includes one typescript and one letter to Norton from Francis Parkman.

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