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Oliver Wendell Holmes papers, 1855-1893

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0607
Bib ID 4079849 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Title Oliver Wendell Holmes papers, 1855-1893
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box (13 items))
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. from various sources. Among his correspondents are James T. Field, Howard Pyle, and Benjamin H. Ticknor. There are also two Holmes manuscripts: an epigram and six lines from one of his poems.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Oliver Wendell Holmes papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Letters Cataloged HR 03/15/94.

Letter Cataloged HR 03/15/94.

Letters Cataloged HR 03/15/94.

Letter Cataloged HR 03/15/94.

Poem Cataloged HR 03/15/94.

Letter Cataloged hr 03/15/94.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rebuses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
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American literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American poetry -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Epigrams Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Physicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Unitarians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Holmes was an essayist, poet, lecturer, Dean of the Harvard Medical School, and leader in the Unitarian movement.