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MS Lowell 62

Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. Amy Lowell photographs and additional materials, 1758-1970: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf
Call No.: MS Lowell 62
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925.
Title: Amy Lowell photographs and additional materials,
Date(s): 1758-1970,
Date(s): (bulk) 1874-1925.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Photographs and miscellaneous papers related to Amy Lowell (1874-1925).

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Amy Lowell, 1925.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Alexis Dinniman and Jennifer Lyons.

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:

Amy Lowell Photographs and Additional Materials, 1758-1970 (MS Lowell 62). Houghton Library, Harvard University

Biographical / Historical

Amy Lowell was an American poet.


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Scope and Contents

Images include portraits of Amy Lowell from infancy through adulthood as well as images of the exterior and interior of Sevenels, the Lowell family home in Brookline, Massachusetts. Also includes snapshots from AL's travels and of her country house in Dublin, New Hampshire. Other papers include compositions by Richard Hunt, George Gordon Ladds, Edwin Markham, and Peter C. Rollins. Other materials include garden plans by Arthur A. (Arthur Asahel) Shurcliff for Sevenels; AL's honorary doctorate from Baylor University, and photostats of Lowell family manuscripts.

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