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MS Am 1181-1181.3

Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898. Edward Bellamy correspondence, 1850-1898: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1181-1181.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898.
Title: Edward Bellamy correspondence,
Date(s): 1850-1898.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American author Edward Bellamy with his family and with literary figures.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

48M-299-302 Gift of Arthur E. Morgan, Yellow Springs, Ohio; received: 1947 November.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Bellamy Correspondence, 1850-1898 (MS Am 1181-1181.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bellamy was an American author, best known for the utopian romance, Looking Backward: 2000-1887, published in 1888.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence is primarily with Bellamy family members and with literary figures. Correspondents include Sylvester Baxter, Emma Augusta Sanderson Bellamy, Frederick Putnam Bellamy, Maria Louisa Putnam Bellamy, Houghton Mifflin Company, Walter Hines Page, and Horace Elisha Scudder, among others. Also contains a minute book of the New Nation publishing company and a typescript article by Bellamy, among other items.

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