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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1884.1

C. S. Wheeler correspondence


Letters to classics scholar C. S. Wheeler pertaining to personal and professional matters.


  • 1833-1843

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Primarily letters to Wheeler pertaining to both personal and professional matters.

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. Letter from Charles Stearns Wheeler
  2. II. Letters to Charles Stearns Wheeler
  3. III. Other papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

72M-13. Gift of Mr. Kenneth W. Cameron, Trinity College Hartford 6, Connecticut; received: 1972 October 13.

Wheeler, C. S. (Charles Stearns), 1816-1843. C. S. Wheeler correspondence, 1833-1843: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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