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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1466

Henry S. Mackintosh letters from various correspondents

Overview

Letters from various persons to American teacher and author Henry Mackintosh.

Dates

  • 1861-1920
  • Majority of material found in 1892-1918

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Contains letters to Mackintosh from various persons. Topics include education and his work with organizations such as the Anti-Imperialist League and the Harvard Club of Keene, N.H. The largest section of correspondence is from the artist Abbott Handerson Thayer. Also includes letters to John Tetlow.

Biographical / Historical

Mackintosh was an American teacher and author.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

56M-131. Gift of Helen I. Tetlow; received: 1956.

Title
Mackintosh, Henry S., recipient. Henry S. Mackintosh letters from various correspondents, 1861-1920: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01221

Repository Details

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