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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1094

Elizabeth Aders autograph album


Album of autographs and drawings compiled by Elizabeth) Aders.


  • Creation: 1811-1874 and undated

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.


.16 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes letters from Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Elizabeth Aders as well as autograph manuscripts by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Lamb, and William Wordsworth. Also includes drawings by William Derby, George Henry Harlow, John Prescott Knight, and Thomas Landseer, among others.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Aders and her husband, Charles Aders, were friends of Samuel Coleridge.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

58M-116. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1958 January.

Aders, Elizabeth, compiler. Elizabeth Aders autograph album, 1811-1874 (MS Eng 1094): Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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