Henry Adams letters to various correspondents
Letters from American author and historian Henry Adams to his niece and others.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters address personal finance issues, wedding presents to family members, and Adams' thoughts after his wife died. Adams also writes about past and present pesidents and politics, the Marbury versus Madison U.S. Supreme court case, replies to his friends' solicitations for books, dinner invitations, living in Washington D.C., and travels through Mexico and Shropshire, England.
Biographical / Historical
Adams was an American historian and author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*65M-39. Gift of Louisa Chapin (Hooper) Thoron, 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1965 September 3.
As part of a conscious and inclusive re-description effort, titles were updated to include a woman's first name when identified.
Mrs. Ward Thoron changed to Louisa Chapin (Hooper) Thoron.
- Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. Henry Adams letters to various correspondents: Guide.
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