Letters sent to Cornelius Conway Felton from various correspondents, 1849-1860.


Letters sent to Cornelius Conway Felton from various correspondents, 1849-1860.

Letters to classical scholar and Harvard College president Cornelius Conway Felton primarily concerning his classical studies.

1 box, 1 volume (.6 linear ft.)

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