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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2147

Mrs. A. Chester Hanford collection of materials concerning Hawaii

Materials about 19th-century Hawaii from American collector Mrs. A. Chester Hanford.


  • 1882-1889

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 folder in 1 box)

Includes letters from David Kalakaua, King of Hawaii, and Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii. Also includes manuscript (in the Amoy dialect of Chinese) of the 23rd psalm and a collection of 19th-century invitations and broadsides.

Physical Location

b [Shelved with bMS Am 2145 and bMS Am 2146]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

48M-135 - 48M-138. Gift of Mrs. A. Chester Hanford, 101 Larchwood Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1948 September 27.
Hanford, A. Chester, Mrs., collector. Mrs. A. Chester Hanford collection of materials concerning Hawaii, 1882-1889: 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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