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MS Am 2217

Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913. Thomas A. Janvier compositions, 1882-1912: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2217
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913.
Title: Thomas A. Janvier compositions,
Date(s): 1882-1912 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (10 boxes and 1 volume (3.6 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Compositions and notes by American journalist Thomas Allibone Janvier.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

45M-596 and 45M-597. Gift of Dr. Cecil Kent Drinker, 64 Colbourne Crescent, Brookline, Massachusetts; received: 1946 February 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas A. Janvier Compositions, 1882-1912 (MS Am 2217). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Janvier was a prolific American journalist and author known for his fictionalized accounts of bohemian and middle-class life in 19th century New York City. He also wrote nonfiction on New York and other subjects.


Arranged chronologically, with added material at end.

Scope and Contents

Contains compositions, notes, transcripts, and translations by Janvier.

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