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Location: [Shelved in Widener Memorial Room at HEW 7.12.0]
Call No.: MS HEW 1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Harry Elkins Widener manuscript file,
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Miscellaneous letters and other manuscripts removed from volumes in the Harry Elkins Widener Collection, with items added from other sources.
The Harry Elkins Widener Collection consists of the original library belonging to Harry Elkins Widener, Class of 1907, at the time of his death on the Titanic in 1912, as well as a few notable items added by his family after that date. The entire collection was given to Harvard by his mother, Mrs. Eleanor Widener Rice. It includes approximately 3,300 volumes and is housed in the Memorial Room in Widener Library.
Arranged alphabetically by author or title.
The Harry Elkins Widener manuscript file is a collection of manuscript items most often found loose and removed from the bound volumes that form the Harry Elkins Widener Collection, and miscellaneous items added later with source information displayed.