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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 800.2

Edward Jackson Lowell papers

Book reviews, notes, correspondence, and drafts of compositions.

Dates

  • 1881-1893

Language of Materials

Collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

4.8 linear feet (5 boxes)

Collection includes drafts of Lowell's writings together with notes, some correspondence, and published reviews of The Hessians and the Other German Auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War (1884) and The Eve of the French Revolution (1892). Also includes Lowell's contribution to Justin Winsor's Narrative and Critical History of America (1884).

Biographical / Historical

Edward Jackson Lowell (Harvard A.B. 1867) was an American lawyer and historian.

Arrangement

Minimally processed. Includes the following series: I. Drafts and research notes, II. Printed reviews, III. Correspondence, and IV. Clippings

Physical Location

b

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. James H. Ropes, 1934.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No accession number. Gift of Mrs. James H. Ropes in 1934.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Ashley Nary, 2017 May.
Link to catalog
Title
Lowell, Edward J. (Edward Jackson), 1845-1894. Edward Jackson Lowell papers, 1881-1893 (MS Am 800.2): Guide
Status
completed
Date
5/15/2017
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hou02812

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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