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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 324-324.10

John Greenleaf Whittier additional papers


Poems and letters of American poet John Greenleaf Whittier.


  • 1823-1889

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 linear feet (1 box and 9 volumes)
Consists chiefly of poems and letters by Whittier. Includes 26 letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich, chiefly concerning contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, and letters to Harriet Minot Pitman. Includes copy and proof sheets for the Riverside Edition of Whittier's poems, 1888, and an index to Whittier's poems, recording their periodical publication, prepared by Horace E. Scudder.

Biographical / Historical

Whittier was an American poet and abolitionist.

Physical Location

b, f, gen

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of various donors, various dates. Accession information recorded with each call number.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. John Greenleaf Whittier additional papers: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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