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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2186

Rosalind Richards photograph collection


Photograph portraits assembled by the collector Rosalind Richards.


  • 1898 and undated

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.


.2 linear feet (1 folder in 1 box)
Includes portrait photographs of: Edwin Arlington Robinson, Elizabeth Winthrop Chapman, Samuel Ward, and Anna Hazard Barker Ward, and others.

Biographical / Historical

Rosalind Richards was a daughter of novelist Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards and granddaughter of suffragist and author Julia Ward Howe. American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson was a personal acquaintance of the Richards family.

Physical Location

b [shelved with bMS Am 2186-2188]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

55M-293. Gift of Miss Rosalind Richards,Gardiner, Maine; received: 1954.

Photographs in item (6) transferred from Portrait File in 2007 May. Source unknown, but these were probably also received from Rosalind Richards.
Richards, Rosalind, 1874-, collector. Rosalind Richards photograph collection, ca. 1898: 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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