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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2217

Thomas A. Janvier compositions


Compositions and notes by American journalist Thomas Allibone Janvier.


  • 1882-1912 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


3.6 linear feet (10 boxes and 1 volume)
Contains compositions, notes, transcripts, and translations by Janvier.

Biographical / Historical

Janvier was a prolific American journalist and author known for his fictionalized accounts of bohemian and middle-class life in 19th century New York City. He also wrote nonfiction on New York and other subjects.


Arranged chronologically, with added material at end.

Physical Location

b, GEN

Immediate Source of Acquisition

45M-596 and 45M-597. Gift of Dr. Cecil Kent Drinker, 64 Colbourne Crescent, Brookline, Massachusetts; received: 1946 February 19.
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913. Thomas A. Janvier compositions, 1882-1912: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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