Joseph Howe papers
Correspondence of Canadian statesman Joseph Howe and documents relating to his political career.
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.
Extent4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Correspondence, including letters by Howe to his wife and children; lectures; reports; notes; and official documents relating to Howe's political career. Also contains clippings,and correspondence of Sydenham Howe, Joseph Howe's son, including letters concerning publication of Joseph Howe's poems and essays.
Biographical / Historical
Howe was a Canadian statesman from Nova Scotia. He was a leading member of the Reformers and a champion of responsible self-government.
Organized into the following series:
- I. MS Can 58: Letters to various persons
- II. MS Can 58.1: Other papers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
44M-241 - 44M-245. Gift of Dr. William Inglis Morse, 17 Fresh Pond Parkway Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1944 November 1.
46M-17F - 46M-23F. Received: 1946 October 2.
- Howe, Joseph, 1804-1873. Joseph Howe papers, 1821-1909: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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