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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2198

James Parton additional papers


Notebooks, scrapbooks, and compositions of American author and biographer James Parton.


  • 1849-1891

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 (10 boxes and 10 volumes)
Contains Parton's notebooks, trip journal, scrapbook, minutes of committees, lectures, compositions, clippings, and articles by and about Parton.

Biographical / Historical

Parton was an American author and biographer.

Physical Location

b, f

Immediate Source of Acquisition

52M-296. Gift of James Parton II, 230 West 41st Street, New York 18; received: 1952-1953.
Parton, James, 1822-1891. James Parton additional papers, 1849-1891: 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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