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Autograph File, P

Autograph File, P, 1554-2005: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Autograph File, P
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Autograph File, P
Date(s): 1554-2005
Quantity: 5 linear feet (10 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 2016 April 29.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. 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 John Gorham Palfrey, Theodore Parker, Thomas William Parsons, John Howard Payne, Octavio Paz, Andrew and Elizabeth Preston Peabody, Bishop Thomas Percy, Bliss Perry, Franklin Pierce, Edgar Allan Poe, James K. Polk, Jane Porter, William Sydney Porter, and Ezra Pound.

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