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MS Am 800.2

Lowell, Edward J. (Edward Jackson), 1845-1894. Edward Jackson Lowell papers, 1881-1893 (MS Am 800.2): Guide

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 800.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowell, Edward J. (Edward Jackson), 1845-1894
Title: Edward Jackson Lowell papers
Date(s): 1881-1893
Quantity: 4.8 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection is in English.
Abstract: Book reviews, notes, correspondence, and drafts of compositions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Mrs. James H. Ropes in 1934.

Custodial History:

Gift of Mrs. James H. Ropes, 1934.

Processing Information:

Minimally processed by Ashley Nary, 2017 May.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Edward Jackson Lowell Papers, 1881-1893 (MS Am 800.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Jackson Lowell (Harvard A.B. 1867) was an American lawyer and historian.


Minimally processed. Includes the following series: I. Drafts and research notes, II. Printed reviews, III. Correspondence, and IV. Clippings

Scope and Contents

Collection includes drafts of Lowell's writings together with notes, some correspondence, and published reviews of The Hessians and the Other German Auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War (1884) and The Eve of the French Revolution (1892). Also includes Lowell's contribution to Justin Winsor's Narrative and Critical History of America (1884).

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