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SERIES Identifier: UAI 15.890

Correspondence, 1841-1877 and undated, 1841-1877 and undated

Scope and Contents

The correspondence represents Felton's long relationships with scholars both in the United States and in Europe, including those with whom he became acquainted during his travels.

Very few of the letters address Felton's activities at Harvard University.


  • 1841-1877 and undated

Physical Description

.35 cubic feet (1 document box)


1.2 cubic feet (4 document boxes, 2 microfilm reels)


The correspondence is arranged into groups: Incoming Correspondence, Outgoing Correspondence, Correspondence with Charles Dickens and the Dickens Family, Correspondence with Reverend Dr. J. Hill, and a letter from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Miss Mary Felton.

Processing Information

Felton's incoming and outgoing correspondence was arranged chronologically prior to the 2005 re-processing. This arrangement scheme was maintained by the archivist.


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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