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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1106.1

Book collectors miscellaneous paper

Letters dealing with book or manuscript acquisitions by American, English, and French book-collectors.

Dates

  • 1649-1937

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Chiefly letters dealing with book or manuscript acquisitions by American, English, and French book collectors, including over 30 letters of Evert Jansen Wendell and letters from Sir Alexander Boswell and Thomas Frognall Dibdin.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times. Acquisition information recorded with items listed below.
Title
Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00907

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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