Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent1 linear feet (4 volumes)
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscripts purchased at Christie's sale, 14th June 1979, through Bernard Quaritch Ltd., 5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square, London W1R 4AU with assistance from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. and the Mumford Fund; received 1 July 1979. These manuscripts were formerly accessioned as *67M-67 (1-27) and (39), the deposit of Mr. A.A. Houghton, Jr. These MSS were returned to Mr. Houghton in January 1968 and finally purchased at the sale of his library. Item (28) was not previously deposited in this library.
- Herschel, William, Sir, 1738-1822. Sir William Herschel papers: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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