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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1464

Horace Elisha Scudder letters from Margaret Deland and Agnes Repplier


Letters to American editor Horace E. Scudder from writers Margaret Deland and Agnes Repplier.


  • Creation: 1886-1901

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Includes 26 letters from Margaret Deland, one letter from Lucy Derby (writing for Deland), and 55 letters from Agnes Repplier. Also includes four letters from Deland to Grace Owen Scudder. The letters are concerned chiefly with contributions to The Atlantic Monthly by Deland and Repplier and to their books published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company.

Biographical / Historical

Margaret Deland was a novelist and short story writer. Agnes Repplier was an essayist. Horace E. Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mifflin and Company and editor of The Atlantic Monthly (1890-1898).


Arranged alphabetically by author then chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

56M-154. Gift of Mrs. Ingersoll Bowditch; received: 1957. Mrs. Bowditch's first name is unknown as of 2021.

Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902, recipient. Horace Elisha Scudder letters from Margaret Deland and Agnes Repplier, 1886-1901: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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