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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1422.3

Conrad Aiken miscellaneous correspondence

Overview

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

Dates

  • 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.

Extent

.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

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.

Title
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973. Conrad Aiken miscellaneous correspondence, 1914-1969: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01347

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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