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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1804

Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions


Contains correspondence and writings of classics professor and Amherst College president Arthur Stanley Pease.


  • 1870-1963


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.


16 linear feet (32 boxes)
Chiefly letters to Pease from many correspondents together with some drafts and carbon copies of outgoing letters, some family correspondence, and letters of others, and miscellaneous writings by Pease and others. Correspondence reflects Pease's research interests in the classics, professional activities (including the American Philological Association), and botanical interests.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Stanley Pease (1881-1964) was a classics professor at the University of Illinois, Amherst, and Harvard. From 1927 to 1932 he was president of Amherst College. He was also an amateur botanist.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Arthur Stanley Pease
  2. II. Letters from Arthur Stanley Pease.
  3. III. Other letters
  4. IV. Compositions

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

67M-159. Gift of Arthur Stanley Pease; received: 1964.
Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964. Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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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