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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 801.4

Horace Elisha Scudder correspondence,

Letters to American editor Horace Elisha Scudder from various correspondents.


  • 1864-1906.

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.


1 collection (29 volumes (3.5 linear ft.))

Letters to Scudder from 350 different correspondents, chiefly contributors to The Atlantic Monthly and authors published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Also includes some drawings by John La Farge.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop with the Sheldon Fund and the Friends of the Library Fund; received: 1938.
Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902. Horace Elisha Scudder correspondence, 1864-1906: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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