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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1088.9

Charles Eliot Norton correspondence with Charles Welsh


Correspondence between Charles Welsh and American author Charles Elliot Norton pertaining to his last literary project.


  • 1907-1908

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.


.01 linear feet (1 volume)

Correspondence with Charles Welsh relating to Norton's last literary project, prefatory remarks to a collection of stories by Maria Edgeworth titled Tales that never die. Also includes clippings about project.

Biographical / Historical

Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the History of Fine Arts at Harvard. Welsh was the editor of Maria Edgeworth's Tales that never die.


Arranged chronologically

Immediate Source of Acquisition

58M-245. Purchased with the Charles Eliot Norton fund; received: 1959 February.

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Charles Eliot Norton correspondence with Charles Welsh, 1907-1908: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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