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MS Am 2200

Portrait photographs of William Dean Howells, 1855-1903: 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 2200
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Portrait photographs of William Dean Howells,
Date(s): 1855-1903.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Portrait photographs of the novelist William Dean Howells.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-44. Gift of Miss Mildred Howells; received: 1955 September.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Portrait Photographs of William Dean Howells, 1855-1903 (MS Am 2200). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

19 photographs of Howells, including 3 tintypes.

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