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MS Am 3132

Fuller, Richard F. Richard F. Fuller papers, 1921-1949 (MS Am 3132): 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 Am 3132
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fuller, Richard F.
Title: Richard F. Fuller papers
Date(s): 1921-1949
Quantity: 2.1 linear feet (7 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Correspondence and other materials relating to Fuller's role in book censorship in Boston, Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

0000M-28. Unknown source.

Custodial History:

Unknown source.

Processing Information:

Minimally processed by Ashley Nary, 2017 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.

Preferred Citation:

Richard F. Fuller papers, 1921-1949 (MS Am 3132). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Fuller was the proprietor of the Old Corner Bookstore on Bromfield Steet in Boston, Massachusetts. He was also the President of the Board of Trade of the Boston Book Merchants. He was involved in Boston book censorship ca. 1915-1950.


Minimally processed. Includes the following series: I. Correspondence, II. Clippings, III. Printed material, and IV. Subject files.

Scope and Contents

Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, printed materials including court rulings and appeals, clippings, printed speeches, articles, and pamphlets regarding book censorship. Also includes subject files with the above mentioned material types.


Many items are very brittle.

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