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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1854.4

John Jay Chapman essays


Essays of American writer John Jay Chapman.


  • 1932 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.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


Gift of William Humphrey, via Mr. Richard Stone 738 Carlyle Avenue, Franklin Square, N.Y. 11010; received: 1982 Dec.
Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. John Jay Chapman essays: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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