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MS Am 2194

Ward, Samuel, 1786-1839. Samuel Ward letters to various correspondents, 1812-1863: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2194
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ward, Samuel, 1786-1839.
Title: Samuel Ward letters to various correspondents,
Date(s): 1812-1863.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters written by the American author Samuel Ward to his daughter, Julia Ward Howe, and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

53M-148 - 53M-149. Gift of Rosalind Richards, Gardiner, Maine; received: 1954 May 24.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Papers were formerly restricted. Opened in 2001.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Samuel Ward Letters to Various Correspondents, 1812-1863 (MS Am 2194). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Ward was an American author. His daughter, Julia Ward Howe, was the author of the "Battle hymn of the Republic" and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer.


Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Letters written by Samuel Ward to John W. Francis, Mary Elizabeth Cutler Francis, Julia Ward Howe and others. Also includes 19 letters from Julia Ward Howe to Maria Elizabeth Cutler Francis.

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