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COLLECTION — Volume: 1 Identifier: MS Am 1965

Horace Elisha Scudder letters to various correspondents

Overview

Letters of Horace Elisha Scudder, editor of Houghton, Mifflin and Company, and of The Atlantic Monthly concerning editorial affairs.

Dates

  • 1865-1899

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.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Consists of 29 letters by Scudder, chiefly concerning editorial affairs of the Atlantic Monthly and Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Includes 19 letters to Albert Bushnell Hart and 4 letters to Ellen Russell Emerson.

Biographical / Historical

Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mifflin and Company and editor of The Atlantic Monthly (1890-1898).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

50M-145 - 50M-151. Purchased with the Gifford fund, received: 1950.

Title
Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902. Horace Elisha Scudder letters to various correspondents, 1865-1899: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01398

Repository Details

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