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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1405

Jones Very poems and essays

Overview

Autograph poems by the American transcendentalist poet Very Jones.

Dates

  • 1840-1880

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

458 sheets of manuscript verse, preface, and biographical note, assembled for the volume: Jones Very. Poems and essays. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1886. Includes a preface by Cyrus Augustus Bartol land a biographic notice by James Freeman Clark.

Biographical / Historical

Jones Very was an American Transcendentalist poet and essayist.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*55M-180. Transferred from the Andover-Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1956 March 28.

Title
Very, Jones, 1813-1880. Jones Very poems and essays: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00283

Repository Details

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