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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1456

Letters from Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore


Letters from the American abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson and the American historian Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore.


  • 1884-1928

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 from Higginson to Eva Gertrude Moore concern daily life. Letters from Edward Channing to Moore are primarily about her secretarial work for him. Includes autograph manuscript essay Heine and the monkey's skin and three autograph manuscript drafts of the National hymn for July 4, 1896 by Higginson.

Biographical / Historical

Higginson was an American author, Unitarian minister and leading abolitionist. Channing was an American historian who taught at Harvard (1883-1929).

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*43M-13 -18. Purchased from Eva Gertrude Moore, Belmont, Massachusetts; received: 1943 August 2.
Moore, Eva Gertrude, recipient. Letters from Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Edward Channing to Eva Gertrude Moore, 1884-1928: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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