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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1726

Ernest Lewis Gay papers

Correspondence of American librarian and book collector Ernest Lewis Gay.

Dates

  • 1901-1914

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Chiefly letters to Gay from booksellers, mainly concerning Gay's collection of the works of the English poet and dramatist John Gay.

Biographical / Historical

Gay was a librarian and book collector of Boston, Mass.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Ernest Lewis Gay
  2. II. Letters from Ernest Lewis Gay
  3. III. Other letters

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

62M-346.
Title
Gay, Ernest Lewis, 1874-1916. Ernest Lewis Gay papers, 1901-1914: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00830

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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