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MS Typ 888

Miscellaneous American calligraphy, 1812-1977: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf, oversize pf
Call No.: MS Typ 888
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Miscellaneous American calligraphy,
Date(s): 1812-1977.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes and 2 folders (.6 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Calligraphic manuscripts, drawings, and rubbings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry.
The most recent addition to this collection was made in 1993.

Processing Information:

Processed by: J. F. Coakley.
Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris.

Conditions Governing Access:

Restricted: fragile; permission of the curator is required for access.

Conditions Governing Use:

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Miscellaneous American Calligraphy, 1812-1977 (MS Typ 888). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the calligrapher, with anonymous items at the end.

Scope and Contents

Works by American calligraphers, including: artistic manuscripts of texts, with or without other decoration; "calligraphic drawings," that is, drawings done with pen-flourishes usually accompanying text; and rubbings of inscriptions.

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