Henry Wadsworth Longfellow collection of papers, 1826-1901 bulk (1833-1882).

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow collection of papers, 1826-1901 bulk (1833-1882).

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow collection of papers, 1826-1901 bulk (1833-1882).

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence by and about the author, a journal entry for March 2, 1840, portraits, and pictorial works.

208 items.

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