Papers of June Barrows Mussey [manuscript], 1813-1989.


Papers of June Barrows Mussey [manuscript], 1813-1989.

The collection pertains to Mussey's research on Samuel Griswold Goodrich (Peter Parley) and contains two original Goodrich letters; electrostatic copies from other depositories of his correspondence, consular dispatches, articles and books; and June Barrows Mussey's correspondence and research material re Goodrich, including photographs. With these are biographical materials on June Barrows Mussey including photographs, and Merrythought Book Labels from his private press. The collection also contains publishers and booksellers contracts and receipts, 1836-1863, of William James Hamersley including a contract with Chauncey Allen Goodrich and a handwritten 1833 "newspaper" "The Yorkshire Gazette & Bennis-Ayres Journal."

960 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7921408

University of Virginia. Library

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