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COLLECTION — Volume: 1 Identifier: MS Am 1745.3

James Thomas Fields collection of additional autographs


Contains letters and manuscripts collected by the Boston publisher James Thomas Fields.


  • 1750-1941

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Letters and manuscripts of American and British writers collected by James T. Fields and completed by his wife Annie Adams Fields, including a composition by John Quincy Adams.

Biographical / Historical

Fields was a Boston publisher, editor, and author. He was head of the publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields and editor of The Atlantic Monthly (1861-1870).


Arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*64M-153. Gift of The Reverend James Holland Beal, Jackson Lodge Jackson, New Hampshire; received: 1965 January.
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, collector. James Thomas Fields collection of additional autographs, 1750-1941: 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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