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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1553

Espionage papers

Overview

Letters, reports, and documents involving matters of espionage in all nations.

Dates

  • 1775-1956

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English and French.

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, reports, and documents involving matters of espionage in all nations. The bulk is American, pertaining mainly to the American Revolution and the Civil War. Also includes World War I material including letters by and about Edith Cavell and letters and photographs of Mata Hari; an opinion, 1956, in the case of U.S. vs. Morton Sobell; and other papers.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Title
Espionage papers, 1775-1956: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01353

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.

Contact:
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