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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1588

Washington Allson papers,

Papers of American artist and author Washington Allston.

Dates

  • 1815-1842.

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 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.))

Contains correspondence between Allston and his friends, chiefly pertaining to his art and writings. Includes ten letters from the artist Charles Robert Leslie. Also two poems by Allston and a pew deed.

Biographical / Historical

Allston was an American artist and author.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

59M-121. Deposited by the Washington Allston Trust; received: 1960.
Title
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Washington Allson papers, 1815-1842: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01184

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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