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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1180

Letters from various correspondents to George Nichols

Letters to Riverside Press editor George Nichols.


  • 1869-1883

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)

Contains letters to Nichols from various writers, chiefly pertaining to proof corrections and other printing and publishing matters. Includes several letters from Charles Sumner and one note from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Biographical / Historical

Nichols was a proofreader and editor. He worked chiefly for the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*48M-298. Gift of George Nichols, Esq., 40 Worth Street, New York 13, New York; received: 1948.
Nichols, George, 1809-1882, recipient. Letters from various correspondents to George Nichols, 1869-1883: Guide.
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