George Potter notes and letters concerning Thomas Britton
Letters and notes concerning the library of London coal dealer Thomas Britton.
- Majority of material found within 1877-1927
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Includes correspondence addressed to George Potter and the Arts and Crafts furniture designer Sir Ambrose Heal from Philip James, the librarian of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Julian Marshall. Also includes notes concerning the library of Britton and one land deed for property near that of Thomas Britton.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Britton was a London coal dealer, book collector, and musician.
Arranged chiefly alphabetically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
42M-637 and 42M-638. Purchased with the Friends of the Library fund; received: 1943 April 2.
- Potter, George. George Potter notes and letters concerning Thomas Britton, 1687-1927: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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