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MS Typ 1155

Easton, Phoebe Jane. Phoebe Jane Easton research collection on marbled paper, circa 1800-2003 (MS Typ 1155): Guide

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Typ 1155
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Phoebe Jane Easton papers and research collection on marbled paper
Date(s): circa 1800-2003
Quantity: 10.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English and Turkish.
Abstract: Phoebe Jane Easton personal papers and research files relating to marbled papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2012MH-1. Gift of Katharine Easton; received: 2012 August 3 and October 26.
2018MH-12. Gift of John W. Benson; received 2018 April 27.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Phoebe Jane Easton was a collector and historian of marbled papers and author of Marbling, a History and a Bibliography (Los Angeles, 1983). She died in 2006.


Minimally processed; in original order.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes articles, notebooks, correspondence, compositions, slides, and photographs.


Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: audiocassette.

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