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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1307

George Nichols correspondence,

Professional correspondence of Riverside Press proofreader and editor George Nichols.

Dates

  • 1827-1885.

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 (4 boxes (2 linear ft.))

Chiefly correspondence concerning Nichols' editorial and proofreading work, together with family correspondence and family meal books, 1866-1877, recording the names of those attending each meal. There is a long series of letters from Charles Sumner, whose collected works were edited and seen through the press by Nichols. Other papers include proof sheets and manuscripts of poems by various authors.

Biographical / Historical

Nichols was a proofreader and editor. He worked chiefly for the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

51M-304. Deposited by Mrs. Harold Pulsifer , 359 Henckel Circle, Winter Park, Florida; received: 1952 September.
Title
Nichols, George, 1809-1882. George Nichols correspondence, 1827-1885: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01315

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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