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MS Am 1217

Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. Henry Adams miscellaneous papers, 1859-1918: 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 1217
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Title: Henry Adams miscellaneous papers,
Date(s): 1859-1918.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily letters from the American historian and author Henry Adams.

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:

Henry Adams Miscellaneous Papers, 1859-1918 (MS Am 1217). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Adams was an American historian and author.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Letters by Henry Adams to various people and one folder of typescripts of poems, original and translated. Larger groups of letters include 35 to Henry Lee Higginson, 17 to Henry Osborn Taylor, and 8 to William Roscoe Thayer.

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