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MS Am 2186

Richards, Rosalind, 1874-, collector. Rosalind Richards photograph collection, ca. 1898: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b [shelved with bMS Am 2186-2188]
Call No.: MS Am 2186
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Richards, Rosalind, 1874-, collector.
Title: Rosalind Richards photograph collection,
Date(s): 1898 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 folder (.2 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Photograph portraits assembled by the collector Rosalind Richards.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-293. Gift of Miss Rosalind Richards,Gardiner, Maine; received: 1954.
Photographs in item (6) transferred from Portrait File in 2007 May. Source unknown, but these were probably also received from Rosalind Richards.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Rosalind Richards Photograph Collection, ca. 1898 (MS Am 2186). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Rosalind Richards was a daughter of novelist Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards and granddaughter of suffragist and author Julia Ward Howe. American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson was a personal acquaintance of the Richards family.

Scope and Contents

Includes portrait photographs of: Edwin Arlington Robinson, Elizabeth Winthrop Chapman, Samuel Ward, and Anna Hazard Barker Ward, and others.

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