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Howells, William Dean, A.L.S., Concerns Holding his Mail, A. Ms. Poem "Thanksgiving," Paris, 1805 November-1897 October 15
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists primarily of letters and autograph copies of parts of manuscripts of 19th-century English and American poets and novelists collected by Mather. Included are the manuscript notes (undated) for a sermon in the hand of Cotton Mather and an opinion by Francis Scott Key regarding the articles of association for the Geo-Town Importing & Exporting Company. Other notables represented in the collection are Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Hardy, Washington Irving, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, and Edgar Allen Poe. There is also a box of Photostats of the material.
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No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Howells, William Dean, A.L.S., Concerns Holding his Mail, A. Ms. Poem "Thanksgiving," Paris; Frank Jewett Mather Autograph Collection, C0013, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1