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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1236.2

James Russell Lowell miscellaneous compositions

Compositions by American author, poet, teacher, and diplomat James Russell Lowell.

Dates

  • 1848-1891

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)

Primarily manuscripts of Lowell's poems. Also manuscripts of essays and speeches, memoranda, and a photograph of Lowell.

Biographical / Historical

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Title
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. James Russell Lowell miscellaneous compositions, 1848-1891: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01339

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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