Samuel Henshaw correspondence with booksellers concerning Gilbert White
Correspondence and invoices from booksellers related to Henshaw's interest in the naturalist, Gilbert White.
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)
Consists chiefly of invoices and letters from various booksellers in relation to Henshaw's interest in the works of the British naturalist, Gilbert White, in particular White's The Natural History of Selbourne. Also includes some book inventories from both booksellers and estate sales.
Biographical / Historical
Henshaw was an entomologist and served as director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University (1912-1927).
Arranged alphabetically by bookseller's name.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
43M-860. Bequest of Samuel Henshaw; received: 1942.
- Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941. Samuel Henshaw correspondence with booksellers concerning Gilbert White, 1888-1938: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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