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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1150

Walter Pater papers

Compositions and letters by the English writer Walter Pater.


  • 1877-1894


.5 linear feet (1 box and 1 reel of microfilm)

Consists chiefly of compositions by Pater on literature, philosophy, and art. Many include notes and are discontinuous or are fragments of longer works. Also includes two letters by Pater.

Biographical / Historical

Pater was an English essayist and critic.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Compositions by Walter Pater
  2. II. Letters by Walter Pater

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition


Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from John Holroyd-Reece, 24 Old Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, London, W.C.2; received: 1961 Jan.

Processing Information

Recatalogued from *60M-176 with information supplied by Professor Lawrence Evans.
Link to catalog
Pater, Walter, 1839-1894. Papers: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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