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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1836

Henry Dwight Sedgwick letters to Mabel Hooper La Farge


Letters of American essayist, biographer and historian Henry Dwight Sedgwick to Mabel Hooper La Farge.


  • 1920-1937

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)
Consists of 55 letters by Sedgwick to Mabel Hooper La Farge, together with one letter from Ellery Sedgwick to Mabel Hooper La Farge and one letter from Thomas La Farge to Henry Dwight Sedgwick. Sedgwick's letters are often concerned with questions of religious belief as well as his travels and writings.

Biographical / Historical

Sedgwick was an American essayist, biographer, and historian.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

68M-102. Gift of L. Bancel La Farge; received: 1969.
Sedgwick, Henry Dwight, 1861-1957. Henry Dwight Sedgwick letters to Mabel Hooper La Farge, 1920-1937: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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