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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: 96M-53

Microfilm collection of Rudyard Kipling and Caroline Balestier Kipling letters to Mrs. Balestier


Letters by Kipling and his wife, Caroline Balestier Kipling, to Caroline's mother, Anna Smith Balestier. The donor is the great-grandson of Mrs. Balestier.


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Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

A positive microfilm copy is avalailable for use.
Conditions Governing Access Access requires permission of curator.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may not be made without written permission from Wolcott Dunham Jr. This restriction is in effect during Mr. Dunham's lifetime, unless he waives this right in the future.


.33 linear feet (2 reels (35 mm) negative microfilm)


Unprocessed. Internal file contains brief cataloging information produced by Elizabeth Inglis, Assistant librarian at the University of Sussex, for their copy of this material.

Physical Location


Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Wolcott B. Dunham, Jr., 1997.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original letters remain in the possession of Wolcott Dunham Jr.

Existence and Location of Copies

A positive microfilm copy has been deposited with the Kipling papers at the University of Sussex.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Melanie Wisner, 2020.

Link to catalog
Microfilm collection of Rudyard Kipling and Caroline Balestier Kipling letters to Mrs. Balestier (96M-53): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

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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