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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Lowell 38

Amy Lowell diaries, notebooks, and scrapbooks


Diaries, school and writing notebooks, and scrapbooks primarily from the teen years of the American poet Amy Lowell.


  • 1884-1906 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 linear feet (26 volumes in 2 boxes)
Diaries, school notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous notebooks, primarily from Lowell's teens, including early compositions, doll's houses, and later notes on historical topics as well as on her own lectures.

Biographical / Historical

Amy Lowell was an American poet.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Diaries
  2. II. School notebooks
  3. III. Miscellaneous notebooks

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequest of Amy Lowell; received: 1925.

Recataloged from: Lowell 10.5, Lowell 10.6, Lowell 10.6.2, Lowell 10.6.5, Lowell 10.6.7, Lowell 10.6.9, Lowell 10.6.12, Lowell 10.6.15, Lowell 10.6.17, Lowell 10.6.19, Lowell 10.6.25.

Processing Information

Processed by: Diane Booton
Link to catalog
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. Amy Lowell diaries, notebooks, and scrapbooks, 1884-1906: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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