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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 2072291

Charles Sumner papers

Overview

Includes letters from Sumner to Charles C. Convers and Horace Gray, a letter from Francis Lieber, a page of manuscript mounted beneath a portrait of Sumner, and 19 letters to Mittermaier (photocopies).

Dates

  • 1839 - 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Extent

1 boxes
This collection includes letters from Sumner to Charles C. Convers and Horace Gray, a letter from Francis Lieber, a page of manuscript mounted beneath a portrait of Sumner, and 19 letters to Carl Joseph Anton Mittermaier (photocopies).

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.

Processing Information

Processed by David de Lorenzo, November 1991
Link to catalog
Title
Sumner, Charles. Papers, 1839-1865: Finding Aid.
Author
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
EAD ID
law00077

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections Repository

Harvard Law School Library's Historical & Special Collections (HSC) collects, preserves, and makes available research materials for the study of the law and legal history. HSC holds over 8,000 linear feet of manuscripts, over 100,000 rare books, and more than 70,000 visual images.

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