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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1422.3

Conrad Aiken miscellaneous correspondence

Letters by the American poet and novelist Conrad Aiken to various correspondents.


  • 1914-1969

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)

Chiefly letters written by Aiken to various correspondents, including several to Gordon Bassett, William Stanley Braithwaite, Alfred Claghorn Potter, Martin Secker, and others.

Biographical / Historical

Aiken was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973. Conrad Aiken miscellaneous correspondence, 1914-1969: 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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