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MS Am 2566

Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman scrapbooks, 1907-1933: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2566
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.
Title: John Jay Chapman scrapbooks,
Date(s): 1907-1933.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks kept by American author, poet, and essayist, John Jay Chapman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-316. Donor unknown.

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Jay Chapman Scrapbooks, 1907-1933 (MS Am 2566). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

John Jay Chapman was an American essayist, literary critic, poet, and reformer. He received an AB from Harvard College in 1885 and studied for two years at Harvard Law School.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks compiled by John Jay Chapman concerning his writings, conflicts, interests, and plays and musical compositions. Include clippings, tickets, programs, broadsides, invitations, photographs, autograph manuscript notes by JJC, a few drafts of letters, and reviews.

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