James Russell Lowell additional papers
Correspondence and poems of the American poet, editor and diplomat James Russell Lowell.
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.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains letters from Lowell to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mabel Lowell Burnett, as well as autograph manuscript poems by Lowell in loose sheets and in a notebook. Also includes letters to Lowell from Henry Adams and John Greenleaf Whittier.
Biographical / Historical
Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886), succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
55M-119-125. Deposited by Mrs Stanley Cunningham, 3 Cambridge Street, Salem, Massachusetts; received: 1956 February 1.
- Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1840-1886: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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