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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1603-1603.3

B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection

Letters and autographs collected by Harvard University philosophy professor B.A.G. Fuller.


  • 1620-1920

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English and German.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

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1 linear feet (3 volumes and 1 box)

Autographs, engravings, and broadsides collected by the Fullers along with some letters to Fuller from Harvard professors and colleagues in philosophy. Autographs include John Quincy Adams, Wilkie Collins, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harrison Gray Otis, George Santayana, and Daniel Webster as well as those of British kings and European nobles, among others.

Biographical / Historical

Fuller was a philosophy professor and author.


Organized into the following series:
  1. fMS Am 1603: I. Album I
  2. fMS Am 1603.1: II. Album II
  3. MS Am 1603.2: III. Album III
  4. bMS Am 1603.3: IV. Album IV

Physical Location

b, f

Immediate Source of Acquisition

45M-577-580. Purchased from Mrs. Genevieve M. Fuller, 376 Fuller Avenue, Milton, Massachusetts; received: 1945 March 15.
Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956, collector. B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920: 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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