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MS Am 1213

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Lafcadio Hearn miscellaneous papers, 1885-1893: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1213
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
Title: Lafcadio Hearn miscellaneous papers,
Date(s): 1885-1893.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Chiefly letters of the writer, translator, and teacher Lafcadio Hearn.

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:

Lafcadio Hearn Miscellaneous Papers, 1885-1893 (MS Am 1213). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Hearn was a writer, translator, and teacher who introduced the culture and literature of Japan to the West. His own writings included novels, short stories, and essays on history and literary criticism.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent or title.

Scope and Contents

Letters, including several written to H. Adzukizawa. Also includes 2 signed photographs, notes, a manuscript, and miscellaneous signed envelopes.

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