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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2065

Letters relating to the Merrymount Press


Correspondence of Boston printer D. B. Updike, concerning his Merrymount Press.


  • 1913-1955

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.3 linear feet (1 box)
The correspondence of the Press consists mainly of letters from D.B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updike, including a number to the San Francisco printer Henry H. Taylor. Harding's correspondence concerns his collection of Merrymount Press printing. Also included are some letters to George Laban Harding.

Biographical / Historical

The Merrymount Press, located in Boston, Massachusetts, was the printing office of D. B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updike.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. I. Correspondence of the Merrymount Press
  2. II. Correspondence of George Laban Harding

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

94M-32. (Transferred from 56H-1362).

Manuscripts presented by Mr. George Laban Harding: received 1956 November; Gift, 1957 December 3.

Processing Information

Processed by: J. F. Coakley
Link to catalog
Merrymount Press. Letters relating to the Merrymount Press, 1913-1955: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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