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COLLECTION Identifier: *AC85.St317.885p

Poets of America, extra-illustrated.

Manuscripts inserted into Edmund Clarence Stedman, Poets of America (Cambridge, Riverside Press, 1885), including letters, compositions, and notes.


  • 1767-1904

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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1 collection (.2 linear feet (130 items inserted in 2 volumes))

Contains 130 manuscript items, spanning 1818-1904, pertaining to American poets and writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Thoreau, and many others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Volumes accessioned as 45-1303, manuscripts contained within accessioned as 45M-437. Gift of Harry L. Bailey, 350 Park Avenue, New York, New York; received: 1945 December 20.

Related Materials

This volume also has portraits and prints inserted that are not listed in this finding aid.
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Poets of America, extra-illustrated: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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