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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1684

Howard Mumford Jones miscellaneous papers

Letters to Harvard English professor Howard Mumford Jones from various literary correspondents.


  • 1922-1976

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)

Letters to Jones from various literary correspondents. Includes several from Ellen Glasgow, William Ellery Leonard, and H. L. Mencken. Other correspondents include Conrad Aiken, Wallace Stegner and many others.

Biographical / Historical

Jones (1892-1980) was Professor of English and Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-, recipient. Howard Mumford Jones miscellaneous papers, 1922-1976: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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