Conditions Governing Access
Examination of objects in the Houghton Reading Room requires advance notice, and the permission of the curator.
Conditions Governing Use
20 linear feet (68 items)
Biographical / Historical
- I. Ceramics
- ___A. Blue-and-white earthenware
- ___B. White porcelain
- II. Furniture
- III. Glass
- IV. Jewelry
- V. Visual materials
- VI. Silver and silver plate
- VII. Textiles
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some objects were given to the Library after 1950; this is noted with the individual item entries.
- Dickinson family, collector. Dickinson family artifacts, circa 1785-1880: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Description rules
- EAD ID
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.
Cambridge MA 02138 USA