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HEW 14.6.4

Jerdan, William, 1782-1869. National portrait gallery of illustrious and eminent personages of the nineteenth century, extra-illustrated: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Widener Memorial Room
Call No.: HEW 14.6.4
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jerdan, William, 1782-1869.
Title: National portrait gallery of illustrious and eminent personages of the nineteenth century, extra-illustrated,
Date(s): 1757-1849
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (5 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscripts inserted into William Jerdan's National portrait gallery of illustrious and eminent personages of the nineteenth century (London : Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1830-1834), including many autograph letters and documents, clipped signatures, free franks, portraits, prints, maps and broadsides.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Formerly belonged to W. H. Ince and Clarence S. Bement. From the Harry Elkins Widener Collection.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
These volumes are shelved in Widener Library in the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Room. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the Nineteenth Century, Extra-illustrated (HEW 14.6.4). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Contains manuscript items including many autograph letters and documents, clipped signatures, free franks, portraits, prints, maps and broadsides.

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