George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988.

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Arms, George Warren, 1912-. George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988.

George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988.

The George Warren Arms collection consists of letters, manuscripts and subject files documenting research on 19th and early 20th century American authors. Series I, Correspondence, is organized into two subseries for General and Third-Party Correspondence. General Correspondence consists of correspondence between Arms and writers, scholars, booksellers, autograph dealers and others. The Third-Party Correspondence consists of letters by 19th and early 20th century American authors collected by Arms. Included are George William Curtis, James Thomas Fields, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, William Dean Howells, James Russell Lowell, Charles Eliot Norton and Calvin Ellis Stowe. Series II, Writings of Others, consists chiefly of work by Arms' students dating from the 1960s. Series III, Subject Files, contains bibliographic information, chiefly printed fragments from dealer catalogs, and biographical and critical notes.

2.50 linear ft. (8 boxes)

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Arms, George Warren, 1912-....

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Swallow, Alan, 1915-1966

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Stowe, C. E. (Calvin Ellis), 1802-1886

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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