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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 93M-115

Houghton Library collection of miscellaneous manuscripts

Summary

Includes: envelope dated 1912; 2 music manuscripts; fragments from binding of C.1270.26; drawing of Mantels for Mrs. R.B. Scott's House at Bar Harbor, ME; photograph of Kittredge?; letter dated 12/5/1966 re. James family manuscript; Fogg Museum rolled photostat of 17th-18th c. manuscript; Solomon Williams manuscript 1695; Horace Mann autograph; receipt for Rene Descartes Meditationes de prima Philosophia (1969); letter from John A. Bright to J. G. Whittier; 18th c. manuscript re. Samuel Smith, J. Burrows, Robert Scott, ship Hancock & Adams, naval event.

Dates

  • circa 1600-1969

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Access requires permission of curator.

Extent

.08 linear feet (1 box)

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Source unknown.

Processing Information

Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Houghton Library collection of miscellaneous manuscripts, circa 1600-1969 (93M-115): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04632

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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