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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Lowell 62

Amy Lowell photographs and additional materials


Photographs and miscellaneous papers related to Amy Lowell (1874-1925).


  • 1758-1970
  • Majority of material found within 1874-1925

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Use

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.


1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Images include portraits of Amy Lowell from infancy through adulthood as well as images of the exterior and interior of Sevenels, the Lowell family home in Brookline, Massachusetts. Also includes snapshots from AL's travels and of her country house in Dublin, New Hampshire. Other papers include compositions by Richard Hunt, George Gordon Ladds, Edwin Markham, and Peter C. Rollins. Other materials include garden plans by Arthur A. (Arthur Asahel) Shurcliff for Sevenels; AL's honorary doctorate from Baylor University, and photostats of Lowell family manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

Amy Lowell was an American poet.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. I . Images
  2. II. Other materials

Physical Location

b, pf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Amy Lowell, 1925.

Processing Information

Processed by: Alexis Dinniman and Jennifer Lyons.
Link to catalog
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. Amy Lowell photographs and additional materials, 1758-1970: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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.

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