Lafcadio Hearn miscellaneous papers
Chiefly letters of the writer, translator, and teacher Lafcadio Hearn.
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)
Letters, including several written to H. Adzukizawa. Also includes 2 signed photographs, notes, a manuscript, and miscellaneous signed envelopes.
Biographical / Historical
Hearn was a writer, translator, and teacher who introduced the culture and literature of Japan to the West. His own writings included novels, short stories, and essays on history and literary criticism.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent or title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from various sources at various times.
- Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Lafcadio Hearn miscellaneous papers, 1885-1893: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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