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MS Am 1088.12

Norton, Sara, b. 1864, recipient. Condolences on the death of Charles Eliot Norton sent to Sara Norton, 1908-1909: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1088.12
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Norton, Sara, b. 1864, recipient.
Title: Condolences on the death of Charles Eliot Norton sent to Sara Norton,
Date(s): 1908-1909.
Quantity: 1 collection (.33 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of condolence on the death of American scholar Charles Eliot Norton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Donor unknown; received: 1948.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Condolences on the Death of Charles Eliot Norton Sent to Sara Norton, 1908-1909 (MS Am 1088.12). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sara Norton was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of Fine Arts at Harvard. She later edited a published edition of her father's letters.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters and cards of condolence, as well as telegrams, cables, funeral arrangements and obituaries related to the death of Charles Eliot Norton. Includes letters from Charles Francis Adams, Edward Waldo Emerson, Ferris Greenslet, Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Francis Greenwood Peabody.

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