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MS Eng 1749

Board games and playing cards, 1777-1905: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: z [ Z- Closet Collection]
Call No.: MS Eng 1749
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Board games and playing cards,
Date(s): 1777-1905.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, French, and German.
Abstract: Board games and playing cards from England, France, Germany, and the United States.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

57Z-14. Gift of various donors; received: 1926-1958.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Board Games and Playing Cards, 1777-1905 (MS Eng 1749). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Organized into the following two series:

Scope and Contents

Nine playing card games and sixteen board games from 1777-1905 originating from England, France, Germany, and the United States.

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