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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1428

F. Holland Day papers concerning John Keats


Letters concerning John Keats, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Oscar Wilde to the publisher and historian Fred Holland Day.


  • 1849-1906

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.3 linear feet (1 box)
Chiefly correspondence of Day concerning the poet John Keats, as well as an acceptance letter from the Kelmscott Press to publish his book on Emerson poems; and a letter concerning a bibliography on Oscar Wilde. Day's papers also contain his notes on the editor John Scott.

Biographical / Historical

Day was a Boston, Massachusetts publisher, photographer, and historian. He had a strong interest in the life and poetry of John Keats.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Location

Keats Room

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased with the Friends fund; received: 1941 Apr. 23.

Processing Information

Recataloged from *CL 8341.
Link to catalog
Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland), 1864-1933. F Holland Day papers concerning John Keats, 1849-1906: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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