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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1854.4

John Jay Chapman essays

Overview

Essays of American writer John Jay Chapman.

Dates

  • 1932 and undated

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 (1 volume)

Includes autograph essays in draft form of Essays on Goethe, The eclipse of joyous literature: an essay on criticism, and draft fragments of The present.

Biographical / Historical

Chapman was an American essayist, poet, and reformer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*82M-43

Gift of William Humphrey, via Mr. Richard Stone 738 Carlyle Avenue, Franklin Square, N.Y. 11010; received: 1982 Dec.

Title
Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman essays: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00453

Repository Details

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