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COLLECTION Identifier: *AC85.F4606.872yi

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated.

Manuscripts inserted into James Thomas Fields, Yesterdays with authors (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1882), including letters, notes, and compositions.


  • 1846-1881
  • 1846-1879

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 collection (.1 linear feet (42 items inserted in 2 volumes))

Contains 42 manuscript items, spanning 1846-1879, pertaining to Thackeray, Hawthorn, Holmes, Emerson, Longfellow, Lowell, Trollope, Tennyson, Dickens, and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Volumes accessioned as 43-498, manuscripts contained within accessioned as 43M-241. Gift of Boylston A. Beal, 108 Beacon St., Boston, Massashusetts; received: 1943 November 2.

Related Materials

This volume also has portraits and prints inserted that are not listed in this finding aid.
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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