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MS Am 1211

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. John Greenleaf Whittier miscellaneous papers, 1831-1890: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1211
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.
Title: John Greenleaf Whittier miscellaneous papers,
Date(s): 1831-1890.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of the American poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier.

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:

John Greenleaf Whittier Miscellaneous Papers, 1831-1890 (MS Am 1211). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Whittier was an American poet and abolitionist.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters from Whitter to Celia Laighton Thaxter, and Edwin Harriman, among others. Also includes an autograph manuscript poem.

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