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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1237.12

Henry James papers for The outcry


Typescript copies of Henry James's play, The Outcry.


  • 1909

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Typescript copies of Henry James's play, The outcry. A comedy in three acts. Some copies include his autograph manuscript revisions. Also includes a 1949 letter from Alan Wade to William A. Jackson.


Arranged as received in accession number order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items (1)-(6): 44M-448, 44M-449, 44M-450, 44M-451, 44M-452, 44M-453. Gift of Henry James, Esq., 522 Fifth Ave., New York, New York; received: 1944.

Item (7): Purchased with the Frank E. Chase Bequest; received: 1949 November 3.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

James, Henry, 1843-1916. Henry James papers for The outcry, ca. 1909: Guide.
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