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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 800.13

Dix, Edwards & Company letters and agreements


Letters to publisher Joshua A. Dix of Edwards Dix & Company mainly concerning Putnam's Monthly Magazine.


  • 1854-1859

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists of letters chiefly to Joshua A. Dix, mainly concerningPutnam's Monthly Magazine. Includes 78 letters from George William Curtis, who served as associate editor of the magazine and became a partner in the firm in 1857; letters from Frederick Law Olmsted, who was also a partner; and letters from contributors. Also includes partnership agreements, blank checks, and a business card.

Biographical / Historical

Dix, Edwards & Company were the publishers of Putnam's Monthly Magazine.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Other papers

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequest of Warren R. Dix; received: 1936.
Dix, Edwards & Company. Dix, Edwards & Company letters and agreements: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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