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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1921

Letters sent to Robert Carter from various correspondents

Letters to the American writer Robert Carter chiefly relating to editorial, literary, and social concerns.

Dates

  • 1852-1882

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.3 linear feet (1 box)

Letters to Robert Carter chiefly relating to editorial, literary, and social concerns. Correspondents include Richard Watson Gilder, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Charles Sumner. Also includes a photograph of Benjamin Disraeli, the first earl of Beaconsfield.

Biographical / Historical

Carter was an editor and author and an active figure in the Free Soil and Republican parties in Massachusetts in the 1850's.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*75M-64. Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Swift, 138 Hallet Street, Yarmouthport, Massachusetts 02675; received: 1976 March.
Title
Carter, Robert, 1819-1879, recipient. Letters sent to Robert Carter from various correspondents: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00591

Repository Details

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