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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1094.8

Henry James compositions

Essays and other writings by the American philosophical theologian Henry James, Sr.


  • 1811-1882

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


3.5 linear feet (11 boxes)

Writings by Henry James Sr., including essays and drafts of works on philosophical and social subjects and Swedenborg, unidentified manuscripts, and printed materials.

Biographical / Historical

Henry James Sr. was an American philosophical theologian. He was the father of the novelist Henry James Jr., the philosopher William James, the diarist Alice James, Robertson James, and Garth Wilkinson James.


Arranged alphabetically by title of composition.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*67M-170. Gift of William James; received: 1947.
James, Henry, 1811-1882. Henry James compositions: 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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