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At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscripts, and drawings of Hare and his family. His letters concern the writing and publishing of his books and his many social relationships. There are the autograph manuscripts of the announcement of his book "Shropshire" and of his autobiographical essay "The Hare with Many Friends", as well as five original pencil and wash drawings of buildings in France, Germany, and Switzerland used as illustrations in his popular travel books. There are also several devotional manuscripts by other members of the Hare family.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Other Finding Aids
Legacy Finding Aid with detailed correspondence list
Restrictions on Access
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Stuart B. Schimmel collection of Augustus Hare papers and drawing; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Hare Papers and Drawing: Source of acquisition--Schimmel, Stuart B. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1985.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Hare Papers and Drawing Processed HR 10/--/85.
History / Biographical Note
Augustus John Cuthbert Hare, 1824-1903, artist and author of many travel books and memoirs.