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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1294

Thomas Bailey Aldrich miscellaneous papers


Primarily compositions by American poet, novelist, and editor Thomas Bailey Aldrich.


  • 1860-1907

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.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Various manuscripts of literary works by Aldrich. Includes a few manuscripts of translations of poems. Also includes records and minutes relating to the founding of the Thomas Bailey Aldrich Memorial Association, and Aldrich's marriage certificate.

Biographical / Historical

Aldrich was an American poet, novelist and short story writer, and editor of Every Saturday (1865-1974) and the Atlantic Monthly (1881-1890).


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. Thomas Bailey Aldrich miscellaneous papers, ca. 1860-1907: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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