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MS Am 2597

Livingston, Flora Virginia Milner, 1862-, recipient. Additional letters sent to Flora Virginia Milner Livingston concerning Kipling collections, 1919-1943: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2597
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Livingston, Flora Virginia Milner, 1862-, recipient.
Title: Additional letters sent to Flora Virginia Milner Livingston concerning Kipling collections,
Date(s): 1919-1943.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters sent to Harvard librarian, Flora Virginia Milner Livingston, concerning Rudyard Kipling collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

57M-272. Transferred from the Widener Memorial Room, Harvard College Library, Harvard University; received: 1957.

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Additional Letters sent to Flora Virginia Milner Livingston Concerning Kipling Collections, 1919-1943 (MS Am 2597). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

See also: Livingston, Flora Virginia Milner, 1862-, recipient. Letters concerning Kipling collections (MS Am 2151)

Biographical / Historical

Flora Virginia Milner Livingston was, for many years, the Curator of the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Collection in the Harvard College Library. She was the wife of Luther S. Livingston, the first librarian of the Widener Memorial collection. She became assistant librarian of that collection after her husband's death in 1914; then librarian in 1926. Rudyard Kipling was one of her many scholarly interests.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Livingston from various librarians, publishers, scholars, and bibliophiles, concerning Kipling collections. Especially concerns information for her books: Bibliography of the works of Rudyard Kipling (1927); and Supplement to the Bibliography of the works of Rudyard Kipling (1938). Also includes typescript transcript copies of Rudyard Kipling's letters to Mr. Vallentin[e?].

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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