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MS Am 1236.2

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. James Russell Lowell miscellaneous compositions, 1848-1891: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1236.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
Title: James Russell Lowell miscellaneous compositions,
Date(s): 1848-1891.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Compositions by American author, poet, teacher, and diplomat James Russell Lowell.

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:

James Russell Lowell Miscellaneous Compositions, 1848-1891 (MS Am 1236.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Primarily manuscripts of Lowell's poems. Also manuscripts of essays and speeches, memoranda, and a photograph of Lowell.

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