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MS Am 1528

Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. William Roscoe Thayer additional compositions, 1884-1916: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1528
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923.
Title: William Roscoe Thayer additional compositions,
Date(s): 1884-1916 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear foot)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript poems of American historian and writer, William Roscoe Thayer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

42M-1816, 42M-1817, 42M-1818, 42M-1819, 42M-1820, 42M-1821. Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop; received: 1942 June 23.

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:

William Roscoe Thayer Additional Compositions, 1884-1916 (MS Am 1528). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thayer was a biographer and historian. From 1892 to 1915 he was editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Contains autograph manuscripts and a few page proofs of poems, including: The confessions of Hermes, France, 1916, Hesper, Poems new and old, as well as many others.

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