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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1216-1216.6

Thomas A. Janvier papers

Papers of American journalist and author Thomas Allibone Janvier.

Dates

  • 1876-1909

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.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (6 volumes and 1 box)

Includes mostly manuscripts and drafts of books and articles, with related correspondence, legal documents, drawings, and clippings. Also scrapbook, 1876-1877, of Janvier's articles; and notes, 1881-1882. Manuscripts of Janvier's writings include draft and fair copy of his novel, In the Sargasso Sea, published in 1898 and manuscript of the Aztec Treasure-House (1890), a story for children.

Biographical / Historical

Janvier was an American journalist and author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

46M-364 - 46M-382. Purchased with the Howe fund; received: 1947.
Title
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913. Thomas A. Janvier papers, 1876-1909: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01089

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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