Correspondence with Henry Adams, 1861-1920.


Correspondence with Henry Adams, 1861-1920.

Correspondence of the American historian Brooks Adams to Americannovelist Henry Adams, as well as materials concerning the Adams' family.

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6384106

Houghton Library

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