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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2190

Eugene Field papers

Compositions and letters of American poet and journalist Eugene Field.


  • 1872-1895

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 (2 boxes)

Contains 39 compositions by E. Field and letters, mostly to his wife, Julia (Comstock) Field.

Biographical / Historical

Field was an American poet and journalist, best known as the "poet of childhood."


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Manuscripts by E. Field
  2. II. Correspondence

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

58M-1 - 58M-2. Deposited by Thomas S. Lamont, 23 Wall Street, New York 8, New York; received: 1958 July,

gift: 1962 Sept. 12.
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895. Eugene Field papers, 1872-1895: 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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