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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1493

John Livingston Lowes papers

Papers of American literary scholar John Livingston Lowes.


  • 1916-1944

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.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Letters to Lowes from various correspondents, chiefly concerning his writings and other academic activities. Includes letters from Robert Bridges, Alice Brown, T. S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Amy Lowell, and Edwin Arlington Robinson.

Biographical / Historical

Lowes was a literary scholar and professor of English at Washington University, St. Louis (1909-1918) and at Harvard (1918-1939).


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

45M-162. Gift of John Wilber Lowes; received: 1945.
Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945. John Livingston Lowes papers,1916-1944: 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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