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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 972

Francis Bowen correspondence

Correspondence of the American philosopher Francis Bowen.

Dates

  • 1724-1909
  • Majority of material found in 1836-1892

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)

Consists chiefly of letters to Francis Bowen. Includes some letters concerning contributions to the North American Review and a few letters relating to his teaching at Harvard.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Bowen was an American philosopher, editor of the North American Review and professor at Harvard.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*71M-114. Gift of Maria Bowen; received: 1931.
Title
Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890. Francis Bowen correspondence: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00760

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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