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COLLECTION Identifier: 69M-156

Dorothea Lynde Dix correspondence and other papers

Summary

Also includes 1 photograph, manuscript fragments and dried plant from the Holy Land.

Dates

  • unknown

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, 1969.

Processing Information

Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.

Title
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. Dorothea Lynde Dix correspondence and other papers (69M-156): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou04671

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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