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Call No.: MS Am 2357
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
Title: James Russell Lowell additional papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and poems of the American poet, editor and diplomat James Russell Lowell.
Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886), succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).
Contains letters from Lowell to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mabel Lowell Burnett, as well as autograph manuscript poems by Lowell in loose sheets and in a notebook. Also includes letters to Lowell from Henry Adams and John Greenleaf Whittier.