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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1169.1

Letters from various corespondents to Wendell Phillips Garrison

Letters to Wendell Phillips Garrison, editor of The Nation.


  • 1865-1906

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 written to Wendell Phillips Garrison primarily concerning his retirement from the Nation as editor due to poor health. Letters also address articles that appeared in the Nation, questions regarding the Nation, and one complaint about an article. Other letters thank Garrison for gifts, remembrances of Garrison's father, schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a letter inviting Garrison to join the Massachusetts Historical Society. Also contains one photograph.

Biographical / Historical

Wendell Phillips Garrison (1840-1907) was editor of The Nation.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition


Gift of Mrs. Alan Valentine, President's House, 22 Berkeley Street, Rochester 3, N.Y.; received: 1950 April 3.
Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907, recipient. Letters from various corespondents to Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1865-1906: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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