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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1211

John Greenleaf Whittier miscellaneous papers

Overview

Letters of the American poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier.

Dates

  • 1831-1890

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

.5 linear feet (1 box)
Includes letters from Whitter to Celia Laighton Thaxter, and Edwin Harriman, among others. Also includes an autograph manuscript poem.

Biographical / Historical

Whittier was an American poet and abolitionist.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Title
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. John Greenleaf Whittier miscellaneous papers, 1831-1890: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01334

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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