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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1518.2

Additional letters sent to William Warland Clapp from various correspondents

Overview

Letters to American journalist and author William Warland Clapp.

Dates

  • 1851-1872

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.2 linear feet (31 items in 1 box)

Includes letters from Louisa May Alcott and Eliza Logan among other correspondents as well as an autograph manuscript by Eliza Logan of Serenade of the Persian lover with corrected proof, cover letter, clipping, and parody by John Anderson, as well as an autograph manuscript by Eliza Logan of an autobiographical note with cover letter.

Biographical / Historical

Clapp was an American journalist and author. He was editor of the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette (1847-1865) and editor of the Boston Journal (1865-1891).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*63M-134. Deposited by Mrs James H. Means, 60 Mt. Vernon Street, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1963.

Processing Information

Collection is housed in Box 2 of MS Am 1518.1.

Title
Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891, recipient. Additional letters sent to William Warland Clapp from various correspondents : Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00682

Repository Details

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