Washington Irving papers, 1759-1898, bulk (1805-1866).


Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Washington Irving papers, 1759-1898, bulk (1805-1866).

Washington Irving papers, 1759-1898, bulk (1805-1866).

Collection contains correspondence, writings by Irving, family papers, pictorial materials, and published works about Irving.

Originals: 15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.).Copies: 7 microfilm reels.

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