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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2157

Dorothea Lynde Dix additional papers

Papers and photographs related to Dorothea Lynde Dix.


  • 1866-1887

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Letters to Dix, notes, documents, photographs, portraits, diploma, and lists relating to Dix. Also includes some items concerning Japan.

Biographical / Historical

Dorothea Dix was an American educator, social reformer, and humanitarian.


Arranged alphabetically by name, with some later additions at end.

Physical Location

pf, b [b is shelved with bMS Am 2156-2160]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*43M-837-846, 848-849. Gift of Mrs. Horatio Lamb, 260 Clarendon Street, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1944 Spring.
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. Dorothea Lynde Dix additional papers, 1866-1887: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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