Henry Beetle Hough papers, 1841-1994.

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Hough, Henry Beetle, 1896-. Henry Beetle Hough papers, 1841-1994.

Henry Beetle Hough papers, 1841-1994.

Correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, research files, documents, printed materials, photographs, and memorabilia of Mr and Mrs Hough. Correspondence includes both personal and business letters, dealing with wildlife conservation, civic interests, and birding. There is some correspondence of George A. Hough, Sr., father of H.B. Hough, who was editor of the New Bedford MA Standard. Most of the correspondence is arranged alphabetically, by personal name or subject, out-going and in-coming filed together. Henry and Elizabeth Hough's correspondence, for which there are no in-coming or related letters, are filed chronologically. Cataloged correspondents include Calvin Coolidge, Max Eastman, Helen Keller, John F. Kennedy, Emily Post, and James Reston. Manuscripts anclude appointment books, journals and diaries, manuscripts for book reviews, lecture notes, and radioscripts. Typescripts are primarily of essays, articles, editorials, and books written by H.B. Hough. Research materials include files for Hough's many books and subject files for selected topics of interest to Hough. Documents pertain to the Vineyard Gazette (1938-1986). Photographs are primarily of the Hough family, Hough residences, and Martha's Vineyard scenery. Memorabilia includes materials on Columbia University, certificates and awards, a scrapbook by George A. Hough, and historical materials.

24 linear ft. ( 52 boxes & 2 oversize folders)

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