Francis James Child collection of letters and papers relating to the Harris ballad manuscript
Conditions Governing Access
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This material is sometimes called the "Harris letters."
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These items were found with the papers of Francis James Child and were assembled, bound, and annotated by Harvard Professor George Lyman Kittredge at a later date.
- Child, Francis James, 1825-1896, collector. Francis James Child collection of letters and papers relating to the Harris ballad manuscript: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- EAD ID
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