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Autograph File, L

Autograph File, L, 1641-1976: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Autograph File, L
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Autograph File, L
Date(s): 1641-1976
Quantity: 5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Abstract: The Autograph File is an alphabetically arranged collection of single letters, manuscripts, and drawings received from various sources at various times. Additions continue to be made.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry. The most recent addition to this portion of the Autograph File was made 2015 July 20.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

The Autograph File is a collection of items received singly or in small groups from various sources at various times, and autograph collections, such as that of Evert J. Wendell, which were not kept together as a distinct collection. Items in this portion of the Autograph File include letters from the Marquis de Lafayette, Alphonse de Lamartine, Andrew Lang, Abbott Lawrence, Emma Lazarus, Robert E. Lee, Giacomo Leopardi, Abraham Lincoln, Vachel Lindsay, and the Lowell family. There are also compositions and letters of Charles Lamb, Walter Savage Landor, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edward Bulwer Lytton, among others.

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