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MS Am 1507

James family. James family miscellaneous papers, 1868-1969: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1507
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: James family.
Title: James family miscellaneous papers,
Date(s): 1868-1969.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and other documents relating to the James family, including Henry and William James.

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 Family Miscellaneous Papers, 1868-1969 (MS Am 1507). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Henry James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. Henry's brother William James was an American philosopher and psychologist, a leader of the philosophical movement of Pragmatism and of the psychological movement of functionalism. His wife was Alice Howe Gibbens James.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence of Henry James, William James, and Alice Howe James; 23 letters from Elizabeth Sherman Hoyt Lindsay to Olivia Cutting James and Mrs. Bayard Cutting; and compositions, drawings, photographs, and other papers.

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