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MS Am 1255

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. William Dean Howells miscellaneous papers, 1871-1919: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1255
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
Title: William Dean Howells miscellaneous papers,
Date(s): 1871-1919.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of the American novelist and diplomat William Dean Howells.

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:

William Dean Howells Miscellaneous Papers, 1871-1919 (MS Am 1255). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

William Dean Howells was a novelist and man of letters. He served as United States consul in Venice (1861-1865), as editor of The Atlantic Monthly (1871-1881), and as editor of Cosmopolitan (1881-1892).


Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Letters written by William Dean Howells, including several to Henry Blake Fuller, and letters received from various correspondents.

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