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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2034

Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers

Letters from famous literary, cultural, and political figures, some of them addressed to Charles Eliot Norton.

Dates

  • 1702-1952

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1 linear feet (2 boxes)

An autograph collection of letters from famous literary, cultural, and political figures, some of which are addressed to Charles Eliot Norton. Others are addressed to a variety of correspondents. Also includes cut signatures, books, pamphlets, clippings and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical

Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was co-editor of the North American Review (1864-1868) and helped found the political review The Nation in 1865. He was professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*86M-26. Gift ofMrs. Donald Starr 198 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 through Miss Dinah Starr, 15 Scottfield Road, Allston Massachusetts 02134; received: 1987 13 Mar and 19 May.
Title
Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908, recipient. Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00335

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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