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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1331.5

Haydon family papers


Primarily drawings by Lina Frederica Marie Haydon and printed genealogical information concerning the family of the English painter and writer Benjamin Robert Haydon.


  • 1841-1888

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.16 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes 6 pencil drawings by Lina Frederica Marie Mordwinoff Haydon, an ink drawing of the Haydon coat of arms by an unidentified artist, a watercolor of the tomb of Gideon Haydon, and printed genealogical information on the Haydon family, including a printed copy of The Heydons in England and America, among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Robert Haydon was an English painter and writer.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*81M-12. Gift of W. Thomas Taylor, Postal Box 5343, Austin, Texas, 78763; received: 1981 October 8.
Haydon family. Haydon family papers: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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