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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2174

Henry Villard additional papers

Primarily scrapbooks relating to the German-born American journalist Henry Villard.


  • 1876-1905

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 (8 volumes and 1 box)

Collection is mainly composed of scrapbooks containing: reviews of the publication of the memoirs of Henry Villard, death notices of HV, material concerning HV's resignation from Northern Pacific Railway, sympathy letters on his death, clippings on his life, and other miscellaneous papers and ephemera.

Biographical / Historical

Villard was a German-born American journalist, railway promoter, financier. Hilgard was a UC Berkeley professor of agriculture, geology and natural history.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Scrapbooks
  2. II. Correspondence with Hilgard
  3. III. Miscellaneous papers

Physical Location

f, b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

46M-408F; 46M-409F; 46M-410F; 46M-411F; 46M-412F; 46M-413F; 46M-417F. Gift of Oswald Garrison Villard, Esq., New York, NY; received: 1946 December 30.
Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. Henry Villard additional papers, 1876-1905: 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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