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MS Can 58-58.1

Howe, Joseph, 1804-1873. Joseph Howe papers, 1821-1909: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Can 58-58.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howe, Joseph, 1804-1873.
Title: Joseph Howe papers,
Date(s): 1821-1909.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of Canadian statesman Joseph Howe and documents relating to his political career.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

44M-241 - 44M-245. Gift of Dr. William Inglis Morse, 17 Fresh Pond Parkway Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1944 November 1.
46M-17F - 46M-23F. Received: 1946 October 2.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Joseph Howe Papers, 1821-1909 (MS Can 58-58.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Howe was a Canadian statesman from Nova Scotia. He was a leading member of the Reformers and a champion of responsible self-government.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, including letters by Howe to his wife and children; lectures; reports; notes; and official documents relating to Howe's political career. Also contains clippings,and correspondence of Sydenham Howe, Joseph Howe's son, including letters concerning publication of Joseph Howe's poems and essays.

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