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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1852

Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred

Letters of writer Alice Boyd Toklas to William Alfred.


  • 1951-1961

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Contains personal letters from Alice Toklas to William Alfred about travels in Europe, Gertrude Stein, and religion.

Biographical / Historical

Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*70M-18. Gift of William Alfred, 31 Athens Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1970 October.
Toklas, Alice B. Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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