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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1884.2

C. S. Wheeler additional correspondence

Overview

Personal and professional correspondence of classics scholar C. S. Wheeler.

Dates

  • 1757-1940

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.3 linear feet (1 folder in 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).

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

  1. I. Letters to Charles Stearns Wheeler
  2. II. Other letters

Immediate Source of Acquisition

72M-18. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1972 November 1.

2021M-27. Purchased from What World Strategies, Ltd. with the James W. Basker Book Fund, 2021 January 5.

Title
Wheeler, C. S. (Charles Stearns), 1816-1843. C. S. Wheeler additional correspondence, 1757-1940: Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng
EAD ID
hou00768

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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