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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1884

C. S. Wheeler papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, and notes of classical scholar and Harvard professor C. S. Wheeler.


  • 1757-1866

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

The collection focuses on the years Wheeler taught at Harvard. It contains letters to him pertaining to both personal and professional matters, manuscripts by him on classical figures, one box of page proofs with manuscript revisions of his edition of Herodotus published in 1842, notes, exercises (mostly Greek translations) by the students he taught, reading lists, subject outlines, and lists of students.

Biographical / Historical

Wheeler, a classical scholar, was a tutor in Greek and an instructor in history at Harvard (1838-1842).


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Charles Stearns Wheeler
  2. II. Other letters
  3. III. Compositions
  4. IV. Other papers

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

71M-106. Purchased with the S. A. E. Morse fund; received: 1972 April 3.
Wheeler, C. S. (Charles Stearns), 1816-1843. C. S. Wheeler papers, 1757-1866: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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