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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1443

Helen Maud Cam collection of English autographs


Autographs and related material collected by Helen Maud Cam.


  • 1867-1927 and undated

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.3 linear feet (1 box)
A miscellaneous collection of autographs, some cut, some in letters, of English luminaries of the late 19th and early 20th century, including those collected by Emily H. Smith.

Biographical / Historical

Cam was a medieval historian, the first woman professor on the Faculty of arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and a professor at Cambridge University in England, where she was active in local politics.


Arranged alphabetically by name of signer.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*52M-57 (27), (43), (60-61), (101-103), (106), (109), (110). Gift of Miss Helen Maud Cam, 24 Chauncy St., Cambridge 38, Mass.; received: 1952 October 2.

Separated Materials

Most of the other items received in this accession were cataloged into the Autograph file.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Cam, Helen Maud, 1885-1968, collector. Helen Maud Cam collection of English autographs: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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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