Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca. 1845-1908.

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Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca. 1845-1908.

Consists of letters sent to Charles Eliot Norton. Charles Eliot Norton's correspondents include prominent figures in the worlds of art and literature in England and the U.S., as well as political and social reformers. Much of Norton's correspondence concerns his interest in Dante. There are letters reflecting Norton's years as joint editor of the North American Review (1863-1868). There are also letters and three scrapbooks relating to his opposition to the Spanish-American War and concerning his controversy with Senator George Frisbie Hoar. Includes 9 caricature pencil and crayon drawings by Hyman Bloom, made between 1913 and 1971.

44 boxes, 2 v. (15 linear ft.)

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