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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 819

Rudyard Kipling miscellaneous papers

Overview

Letters by the English short-story writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling.

Dates

  • 1890-1933

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Letters from Kipling to various correspondents, including several to Frederick Harold Sunderland. Collection also includes a typescript, contract, and two letters written by Kipling family members.

Biographical / Historical

Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist, born in Bombay. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.

Title
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Rudyard Kipling miscellaneous papers: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00727

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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