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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1888.8

Lewis Gannett additional correspondence and compositions


Includes correspondence, journals and notebooks of journalist and author Lewis Gannett.


  • 1906-1966

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Includes professional correspondence as well as journals and notebooks of Gannett. Also includes 52 letters from Charlotte Katherine Gannett to William Channing Gannett.

Biographical / Historical

Gannett was a journalist and author. For many years he wrote the daily book review column for the New York Herald Tribune.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Lewis Stiles Gannett
  2. II. Letters from Lewis Stiles Gannett
  3. III. Other letters
  4. IV. Compositions by Lewis Stiles Gannett

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*74M-80. Gift of Mrs. Lewis Gannett, Cream Hill Road West, Cornwall, Connecticut 06796; received: 1975 January.
Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Lewis Gannett additional correspondence and compositions: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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