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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: 2006MT-254

Edwin Francis Edgett letters from others

Summary

Frequent correspondents include Winthrop Ames, Minnie Maddern Fiske, Harry Houdini, and many others, mostly from the theatrical world. The Houdini letters mainly concern his efforts to build a theatrical library.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within circa 1888-1932

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

.7 linear feet (2 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Francis Edgett was the dramatic editor of the Boston Evening Transcript, and an 1894 graduate of Harvard College.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Edgett, Edwin Francis, 1867-1946, recipient. Edwin Francis Edgett letters from others, circa 1888-1932 (2006MT-254): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 November 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04331

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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