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Old Widener reproductions

Miscellaneous photostatic and photographic reproductions of manuscripts, 1900-1999: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Old Widener reproductions
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Miscellaneous photostatic and photographic reproductions of manuscripts, circa
Date(s): 1900-1999.
Quantity: 1 collection (12 linear feet (132 volumes and a few separate items)
Abstract: Photostatic and photographic reproductions formerly held in the Treasure Room of Widener Library with a few from other sources.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Most of this material was transferred from Widener Library to Houghton Library. In some cases, specific donor information is listed with the item.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Biographical / Historical

The Widener Library photostatic and photographic reproductions were transferred from the Treasure Room to Houghton Library in 1942. They have traditionally been called the "Old Widener" collection.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author or main entry.

Scope and Contents

This list does not include all the photostatic and photographic reproductions of manuscripts at the Houghton Library.

General

Materials are shelved throughout the library at their original call numbers, shown at the beginning of each entry.

Container List


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