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MS Eng 850

Potter, George. George Potter notes and letters concerning Thomas Britton, 1687-1927: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 850
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Potter, George.
Title: George Potter notes and letters concerning Thomas Britton,
Date(s): 1687-1927,
Date(s): (bulk) 1877-1927.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and notes concerning the library of London coal dealer Thomas Britton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

42M-637 and 42M-638. Purchased with the Friends of the Library fund; received: 1943 April 2.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Potter Notes and Letters Concerning Thomas Britton, 1687-1927 (MS Eng 850). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Britton was a London coal dealer, book collector, and musician.

Arrangement

Arranged chiefly alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence addressed to George Potter and the Arts and Crafts furniture designer Sir Ambrose Heal from Philip James, the librarian of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Julian Marshall. Also includes notes concerning the library of Britton and one land deed for property near that of Thomas Britton.

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