Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
31 linear feet (30 boxes and 66 oversize folders)
The unprocessed, boxed materials include correspondence between family members and letters from others to them; manuscripts of lectures, articles, and plays by Otis as well as drafts with annotations of his autobiography; manuscripts of plays and speeches by Maud; manuscripts of early poems, articles, monologues, plays, and notes and drafts of books by Cornelia; and annotated scripts, promptbooks, scrapbooks, photo albums, costume drawings, photographs, recordings, programs, playbills, clippings, and miscellaneous printed material from the careers of all the Skinners.
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Skinner family papers, 1874-1979 (MS Thr 857): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 May 08
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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