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MS Am 1088.10

Cleveland, Sarah Perkins, 1818-1893. Sarah Perkins Cleveland letters to Catherine Eliot Norton and Grace Norton, 1847-1898: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1088.10
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cleveland, Sarah Perkins.
Title: Sarah Perkins Cleveland letters to Catherine Eliot Norton and Grace Norton,
Date(s): 1847-1898 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.33 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American socialite Sarah Perkins Cleveland to Catherine Eliot Norton and Grace Norton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received: 1948 .

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sarah Perkins Cleveland Letters to Catherine Eliot Norton and Grace Norton, 1847-1898 (MS Am 1088.10). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sarah Perkins Cleveland, wife of Henry Russell Cleveland, was prominent in social, literary, and political circles in 19th-century Boston. Catherine Eliot Norton was the mother and Grace Norton, the sister of the American author and Harvard professor Charles Eliot Norton.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of correspondence from Cleveland to the Norton sisters, chiefly concerning social and personal matters. Also contains a photograph and obituaries for Cleveland.

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