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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1091.3

John Reed additional papers

Additional personal papers of John Reed, the American journalist and revolutionary.


  • 1887-1976

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 linear feet (3 boxes)

Correspondence contains many letters between Reed and his family and letters after his death between his wife, Louise Bryant, and others concerning Reed. Also includes some of Reed's manuscript compositions, photographs of John Reed and Reed family members, and printed materials.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. I. Letters
  2. II. Compositions
  3. III. Photographs
  4. IV. Printed material

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

84M-24. Gift of John Reed, 35 West Irving Street, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20015; received: 1976 February 6.

Related Materials

See HOLLIS and OASIS for additional John Reed collections held at the Houghton Library.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Reed, John, 1887-1920. John Reed additional papers, 1887-1976: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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