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MS Am 2363

Britton, Henry C., collector. Henry C. Britton collection, 1895-1906: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2363
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Britton, Henry C., collector.
Title: Henry C. Britton collection,
Date(s): 1895-1906 and undated
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: Letters concerning the publications of the Boston-based firm Roberts Brothers, as well as the correspondence of employment-seeker Arcturus Zodiac Conrad.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

47M-350. Gift of Henry C. Britton, Jr., Malden, Mass.; received: 1942 July 14.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Primarily concerns the publication by Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) of the translations by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (1830-1908), of the writings of Honoré de Balzac. With typescript letters of the publishing firm Boussod Valadin & Co. Also includes correspondence of Arcturus Zodiac Conrad (1855-1937) attempting to secure employment as a minister, and other materials.

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