Houghton Library

Manuscript Acquisitions, 2007-2008

70.66 linear ft; 74 items and collections
(Purchases, 47 items=28.75 linear ft.; gifts, 25 items=34.41 linear ft.; deposits, 2 items=4.5 linear ft.)

Items are listed in order of acquisition. Some unprocessed materials may not be available; consult Reading Room staff.  Items can be requested by their accession number (beginning *2007M-  ) or, if cataloged, call number (begins “MS” or “Autograph file”).

*2007M-1.      Rosemond, Alice.  Alice Rosemond letters to family and photographs, 1916-1919. 1 box (.4 linear ft.).  Gift, Sara Grimes.

*2007M-2.      Gillilan, Strickland W., b. 1869. Strickland W. Gillilan letters to Gerard Chapman, 1908-1909. 1 folder (.05 linear ft.) Purchase, Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest.

*2007M-4.  Coulon de Thévenot, Jean Félicité, 1754-1813.  Essai d'une législation de bienfaisance: manuscript, ca. 1801-1805.  1 volume (67 pages);  28 cm.  Purchase, Bayard Livingston and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund. 

*2007M-6.      Reviews and articles concerning Gloria Coates's music, 1961-2007. 1 box (.2 linear ft.) Gift, Gloria Coates.

*2007M-7.      Thomson, Robert. Robert Thomson papers, ca. 1870-1925.  1 box (.4 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund.

*2007M-9.      Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.  Aldous Huxley letter to Charles C. Nickerson, 1962 February 12. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Charles C. Nickerson.

*2007M-10. Hoagland, Edward.  Edward Hoagland additional papers, ca. 1960-2008 (inclusive), ca. 2006-2007 (bulk).  3 boxes (2 linear ft.)  Deposit, Edward Hoagland, 

*2007M-11. Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1794-1852. John Hamilton Reynolds letter to J. A. (James Augustus) Hessey, 1821 October. 1 item (.04 linear ft.)  Purchase, Evelyn Ryan Pope Book Fund.   MS Keats 7

*2007M-12.  Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.  Theodore Roosevelt: autograph ms., 29 Nov 1917, commenting on William Slaven McNutt’s “A new idea and a new army,” published in Collier’s, 17 Nov 1917. Written at the behest of Finley Peter Dunne but apparently never published.  Purchase, Charles Warren Fund and Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund.

*2007M-14r. Marsh, William.  Documents concerning the sale of Apple Island (Boston, Mass.), 1824-1829   1 folder (.04 linear ft.)  Not previously accessioned; source unknown. 

*2007M-15. Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.   Tennessee Williams's “The rose tattoo” and “Battle of angels”: typescript drafts, 1939-1957. 1 box (.25 linear ft.)  Purchase, Douglas Roby Fund for the Harvard College Library and the Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-16. Aaron, Daniel, 1912- .  Daniel Aaron additional papers, ca. 1921-2007.  16 boxes (18 linear ft.) Gift, Daniel Aaron.

*2007M-17. Empson, Jacob, 1944-   William Empson's Face of the buddha: [electronic resource], 2007 July 1 CD-R (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Jacob Empson

*2007M-18. Sears, John W.  John W. Sears papers on Richard Dudley Sears, 2006-2007. 1 folder (.05 linear ft.) Gift, John W. Sears.

*2007M-19. Rodd, Thomas, 1763-1822.  Thomas Rodd poems: autograph manuscript, ca. 1802-1819. 18 volumes (.3 linear ft.)  Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust. 

*2007M-20. Murray, Albert. Albert Murray additional papers, ca. 1997-2001. 1 box (.5 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund.

*2007M-21. Fourth Census, September 30, 1820, Dorchester, Quincy & Braintree: manuscript, 1820 October 8.  1 volume (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Bayard Livingston and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-24.  Viardot-García, Pauline, 1821-1910.  Pauline Viardot-García additional papers, 1840-1868 and undated.  1 box (.2 linear ft.)  Purchase, Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Fund for Music. 

*2007M-25. Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. Amy Lowell letter to Mr. Loring, undated. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-27.  Baker Street Irregulars. Additional records, 1935-2007.  5 boxes (3 linear ft.)  Box 1: Gift, Dorothy Stix; Boxes 2-3: Gift, Bob Coghill; One folder added to Box 3: Gift, Nicholas Utechin; Boxes 4-5: Gift, BSI Trust. 

*2007M-28. Woolf, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1880-1948. S. J. (Samuel Johnson) Woolf portraits of American, British, and European notables, 1927-1947 and undated.  1 box (.1 linear ft.)  Gift, Stuart P. Feld.

*2007M-29. Worthington, John. John Worthington letter to Mary Worthington, 1865 April 18. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Bayard Livingston and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund. Autograph File, W.

*2007M-30. Ashbery, John, 1927- .  John Ashbery letters to Ross Labrie, 1981-1983.  1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Ross Labrie.

*2007M-32. Kelway, Ella Stubbs. Diary of Jim and Ella on their honeymoon: autograph manuscript diary, 1896. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.)  Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund.

*2007M-33. Lowell family.  Lowell family photographs and daguerreotypes. 1 box (1 linear ft.) Gift, Mary L. Bundy and Jane L. Gardiner.

*2007M-34. Krasner, Louis, 1903-1995, performer.   Louis Krasner performances: audiotapes, ca. 1945-1978.  1 box (1.5 linear ft.)  Gift, Naomi Krasner.

*2007M-35. Ralph Waldo Emerson bicentennial material, 2003.  1 envelope (.05 linear ft.) Gift, various sources.

*2007M-36. MacNiven, Ian S., and others. Towards the meaning of James Laughlin: tape and transcripts, 2001.  1 box (.1 linear ft.)  Transfer from administrative files.

*2007M-38. Vendler, Helen Hennessy. Helen Hennessy Vendler additional books. 2 boxes + 1 pf box + 1 tube (2.5 linear ft.) Deposit, Helen Hennessy Vendler.

*2007M-39r.  Williams, Alyn.  Alyn Williams miniatures of Bettens family members, 1916. 1 box (.1 linear ft.) Gift, Edward D. Bettens.

*2007M-40. Saffery, Jane. Library catalogue: manuscript catalog of books belonging to Jane Saffery, 1832. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.)   Purchase, Harrison D. Horblit Book Fund.

*2007M-41. Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.   Aside from a flurry of revivals...: typescript essay, signed, with autograph manuscript revisions, 1976.   1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Douglas Roby Fund for the Harvard College Library.

*2007M-42. Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876. James Allen Hardie telegram to John P. (John Purdue) Gray, 1865 June 14.  1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-43. Abraham Lincoln campaign standard, 1860. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) 31 x 21 cm. Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-44. New Republic. The New Republic redesign layouts, 2007. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, The New Republic.

*2007M-45. Calvino, Italo. Italo Calvino manuscripts, 1978. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Bennett Hubbard Nash Fund.

*2007M-46. Stevens, Nathaniel F.  Funeral sermon of President Lincoln preached at Montgomery, June 1, 1865 by N. F. S.: autograph manuscript with printed clippings, 1865 June.  1 folder (.04 linear ft.)  Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-47. Fingerit, Marcos.  Marcos Fingerit papers, ca. 1925-1965.  4 boxes (4 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-48. Moxon, C. J. C. J. Moxon letter to H. H. Hodgson, 1879 October 13. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Evelyn Ryan Pope Book Fund.   Autograph File, M.

*2007M-49. Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Henry Miller papers, ca. 1962-1989.  1 box (.1 linear ft.)  Purchase, Edward Hyde Cox Fund.

*2007M-51. Jarwah, Mīkhā’īl, ibn Ni’matallah, Syrian Catholic patriarch, d. 1800. Ḥesā’yā’t : manuscript, 1848. 1 v. (80 leaves); vellum. Purchase, Daniel D. Chabris Book Fund and Stanley Marcus Endowment for Rare Books.   MS Syriac 192

*2007M-52. Tsvetaeva, Marina, 1892-1941. Marina Tsvetaeva letters to B. O. (Boris Ottokar) Unbegaun, 1935-1938 and undated.  1 box (.1 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust and Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-53. Thackeray, W. M. (William Makepeace), 1811-1863.   W. M. (William Makepeace) Thackeray pencil drawings for Dickens's Sketches by Boz, 1836.  3 drawings on 2 sheets (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Louis J. Appell Jr. Fund for British Civilization and an anonymous gift.

*2007M-54. Zola, Émile, 1840-1902. Émile Zola letter with other material found in a copy of Chansons nouvelles par P.J. de Béranger, 1848. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Jonathan Wylie.

*2007M-57. Dovaston, John Freeman Milward, 1782-1854.  John Freeman Milward Dovaston papers, 1801-1848.  1 box (.2 linear ft.) Purchase, Norton Perkins Memorial Fund

*2007M-58. Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Shakspeare portraits and Shaksperiana: extra-illustrated album, ca. 1880.  1 volume (.3 linear ft.) Purchase, Louis J. Appell Jr. Fund for British Civilization.

*2007M-59. Mallory, Carole.  Carole Mallory papers, ca. 1971-2005.  7 boxes (6.25 linear ft.)  Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-60.  Calkins, Hiram. Hiram Calkins letter to James G. Bennett, 1865 April 13.  Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.   MS Am 2605

*2007M-62. Wister, Owen, 1860-1938. Owen Wister song and lyrics, ca. 1878.   1 item (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.

*2007M-63. Hannum, Richard G. Richard G. Hannum papers on Strawhead script written with Norman Mailer, 1980-1995 (inclusive), 1981-1984 (bulk) 1 box (.1 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-64. Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Sea dreams. An idyll: page proofs with autograph manuscript corrections, 1860.  1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-65. Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. When I reach for my revolver: typescript with autograph manuscript corrections, 1954 1 folder (.05 linear ft.)  Purchase, Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest.

*2007M-68. Cox, Gardner, 1906-1988, artist. Walter Lippmann [graphic] 1 painting on canvas: oil. Gift, Christopher and Sarah Neville.

*2007M-69. Cozzens, James Gould, 1903-  .  James Gould Cozzens papers, ca. 1923-1978.   3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) + 6 pf items, 3 framed. Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-70.  Smith, J. N.  J. N. Smith letter to an unknown recipient, 1865 April 16.  1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour FundMS Am 2605.

*2007M-71. Booth, Junius Brutus.  Junius Brutus Booth letter to Frank Oakes Rose, 1905 May 22.  Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-72. Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-  .  Matthew Joseph Bruccoli papers on James Gould Cozzens, ca. 1963-2006.  13 boxes (13.5 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-73. James, William, 1882-1961.  William James Jr. pocket diaries, 1906-1958. 1 box (.5 linear ft.)  Gift, William James III (through agency of Roberta A. Sheehan).

*2007M-74. Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. A thunder-storm: autograph manuscript poem, ca. 1873.  1 item, in case (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Dickinson Collection Fund.

*2007M-76. Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892.  The princess: manuscript passage with revisions, 1847 July 14.  1 item (.04 linear ft.) in case. Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-77. Rodríguez-Pintos, Carlos, 1895-     Carlos Rodríguez-Pintos papers, 1929-1936.  1 binder (.08 linear ft.)  Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-78. James family. James family portraits: copy prints, ca. 2008.  1 folder (.05 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-79. Terpinovich, Demetrios. Zoroada: manuscript epic, ca. 1850.  1 volume (.05 linear ft.)        Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.

*2007M-80. Ricketson, Daniel, 1813-1898. Daniel Ricketson poem and sketch, undated.  1 item (.04 linear ft.)  Not previously accessioned; source unknown.  Autograph File, R.

*2007M-81. Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. John Greenleaf Whittier letters to Daniel Ricketson: manuscript copies, after 1892.  1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Jacob Blanck Book Fund.

*2007M-82. Pinkham, Daniel.  Daniel Pinkham musical compositions, 1946-2006 (inclusive), 1980-2006 (bulk).  5 cartons (5 linear ft.) Gift, Estate of Daniel R. Pinkham via Andrew Holman.

*2007M-83. New Directions Publishing Corp. New Directions Publishing Corp. additional records, ca. 2006-2008.  4 boxes (4 linear ft.) Gift, New Directions Publishing Corp.

*2007M-84. Ford, Richard, 1944- . Richard Ford letters to Bill Barich, 1988-1999. 1 binder (.05 linear ft.)  Purchase, Edward Hyde Cox Fund.

*2007M-85r. East India Company.  East India Company 1/12 Anna coins with one Australian three pence coin, 1835-1940 (inclusive), 1835 (bulk) 198 coins (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Virginia Stowe for the ABCFM archives.

*2007M-86. Crompton, Benjamin, bookseller.   Accounts of the Reading Society, Benevolent Society, and Sunday School of Bury (Greater Manchester, England): manuscript bills of sale pinned into volume, 1806-1826.  1 volume (.1 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust.

*2007M-87. The Franklin spy: manuscript newspaper, 1822 March 27.  1 sheet (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund.

*2007M-88r.  Volk, Leonard Wells, 1828-1895.  Leonard Wells Volk plaster bust of Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1860-1865     1 bust (.04 linear ft.) 17" wide x 31" tall. Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund

*2007M-89.  Kauder, Hugo, 1888-1972.  Hugo Kauder letters to Rudolf Pannwitz (photocopies), 1920-1925.  1 folder (.05 linear ft.)  Gift, Helen Kauder.

*2007-626. Abraham Lincoln graphic postcards. 1905-1909 and undated, various places.  53 postcards: b&w and color ; 9 x 14 cm. Purchase, Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund.   MS Am 2602

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