Houghton Library

Manuscript Acquisitions, 2013-2014

156.29 linear ft; 105 items and collections
(Gifts, 44 items= 71.81 linear ft; purchases, 33 items= 81.2 linear ft; deposits, 28 items= 3.28 linear ft)

Notable gifts include the papers of nature and travel essayist Edward Hoagland (class of ’54), whose papers have long been on deposit, who marked the occasion of his 60th Harvard reunion by the gift (note: the papers are not included in the above statistics, having been counted in previous years); and the papers of journalist Nicholas Daniloff (class of ’56), who gained international fame in 1986 when the KGB arrested him for espionage. A delightful group of illustrated family letters by the German artist Lyonel Feininger came as the bequest of T. Lux Feininger, providing new and important insights into the artist’s close-knit family.

Major purchases this year included the papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent George Weller (class of ’29), the first reporter into Nagasaki after the dropping of the atomic bomb; additional letters written by Civil War hero Robert Gould Shaw; and the papers of Cuban-American poet Juana Rosa Pita.

Items are listed alphabetically by author. Some unprocessed materials may not be available; consult Reading Room staff. Items can be requested by their accession number (beginning 2013M- ) or call number (begins “MS” or “Autograph file”). In a change from past practice, many uncataloged items have been assigned call numbers.

Album of cut figures of animals, circa 1850. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Purchase, Stanley Marcus Endowment for Rare Books, 2013. MS Eng 1757

Alexandre, Georges, 1929-1952. Poemes irrevocables and other compositions: typescript, circa 1950-1951. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 646     

Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.). Baker Street Irregulars additional records, circa 1904-2013. 3 boxes (3 linear ft.) Gift, BSI Trust. 2013M-13. 

Bettencourt, Pierre. L'Ocean de memoire: manuscript, 1966-1967.  1 box (0.1 linear ft.)  Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust, George Cabot Lodge and Joseph Trumbull Stickney Memorial Fund, Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest.  MS Fr 652 

Black, William Henry, 1808-1872. Index criticus et bibliographicus, generalis: manuscript, 1830-1855. 1 volume (.1 linear ft.) Purchase, David Crocker Book Fund. MS Eng 1758 

[Book collecting] Répertoire livres: manuscript, circa 1947. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 654    

Ephemera concerning Lauro De Bosis. 1 box (.5 linear ft.) Transferred from Printed Books department. MS Ital 198

Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956. Louis Bromfield correspondence with Mr. Munson and Mrs. Madlener, ca. 1933-1949. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Daniel D. Chabris Book Fund. Autograph File: B

Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956. Louis Bromfield letter to Madeline Boyd, 1932 September 6. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Daniel D. Chabris Book Fund. Autograph File: B  

Budenz, Julia. Julia Budenz letters to Mary Freeman, 2002-2010. 1 box (15 linear ft.) Gift, Mary Freeman (via Roger Sinnott). 2013M-122

Christie, David. David vs. New Age Goliath: typescript, 1996. 1 volume (.15 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-50

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Samuel Coleridge letter to Henry Francis Cary, 1830 November 29. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Norton Perkins Memorial Fund. In MS Eng 947

Constantin-Weyer, Maurice, 1881-1964. Maurice Constantin-Weyer papers, circa 1928-1983. 1 box (.1 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 650

Coover, Robert. Robert Coover additional papers, circa 1958-2006.  7 boxes (6.3 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust. 2013M-87

Couch, Benjamin, 1817-, attributed name. Loose autograph manuscript notes removed from a Greek New Testament formerly belonging to Benjamin Couch, undated. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File, C

Crandon, John, interviewee. Denis Brian interview with John Crandon: typescript, 1977 October 22. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund. 2013M-116

Daniloff, Nicholas, 1934. Nicholas Daniloff papers, ca. 1972-2008.  9 boxes (6 linear ft.)  Gift, Nicholas Daniloff. MS Am 2933

Daniloff, Serge. Serge Daniloff papers, ca. 1921-1934. 2 boxes (.4 linear ft.) Gift, Nicholas, Daniloff. 2013M-23

Dennison, George, 1925. George Dennison correspondence with Taylor Stoehr, 1974-1987. 1 box (1 linear ft.) Gift, family of Taylor Stoehr. 2013M-80    

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot letters to James Haughton Woods and other letters, 1914-1919. 1 folder (1 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust. MS Am 2693

Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926. Elizabeth II letter (signed on her behalf by Edward Ford) to Inez Pilk, 1961 August 16. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University. Autograph File, E   

Emboden, William. Narcotic plants of the world: typescript, 1979. 1 box (.2 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2946

Engel, Monroe, recipient. Robert W. Flint letters to Monroe Engel, 1974-2004 and undated. 1 box (4 linear ft.) Gift, Monroe Engel (via Gregory Finnegan). 2013M-104

[Erotica] Michel Simon erotic album, undated. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 645

[Erotica] Photograph album depicting sexual acts, undated. 1 volume (.1 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-65  

Estes, Dana, 1840-1909. Dana Estes documents with photographs of people and places, circa 1880-1909. 1 box (1 linear ft.) Gift, Sidney F. Huttner. 2013M-105

Feininger family. Feininger family papers, circa 1912-2004. 1 box (.25 linear ft.) Bequest, T. Lux Feininger. 2013M-34

Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 . Lyonel Feininger correspondence with T. Lux Feininger and other correspondence, circa 1923-1992. 1 box (1 linear ft.) Bequest, T. Lux Feininger. 2013M-106

Flaherty, Frances Hubbard, photographer. Photographic portraits related to the film Man of Aran, circa 1934. 8 photographs (1 linear ft.) Purchase, Stanley Marcus Endowment for Rare Books, Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest, and the Parkman D. Howe Fund. 2013M-100

Friedkin, William. William Friedkin autograph manuscript, audio recordings, and research materials for the memoir The Friedkin Connection, circa 2009-2013. 2 boxes, 1 pf box (2.5 linear ft.) Gift, William Friedkin. 2013M-107

[Fuller, Margaret] Portrait miniatures, possibly of Margaret Fuller’s parents, circa 1830. 2 miniatures in cases (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Stanley Marcus Endowment for Rare Books. 2013M-90

Garrard, John Gordon, collector. John and Carol Garrard collection relating to Barbarossa’s First Victims: The Jews of Brest, 1980-1998. 1 box (3 linear ft.) Gift, John and Carol Garrard. 2013M-108

Glasser, Cristine Newport. The Journey: manuscript, 1988-1989. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2948

[Goodspeed, George T.] Correspondence and ephemera concerning George T. Goodspeed, 1993-2009. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File, G

Gould, John, 1908-2003. John Gould letter to Vincent J. and Frances Walter, 1993 February 11. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File, G                    

Gould, John, 1908-2003. John Gould letter to Frances Walter, 1992 February 7. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift,Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File, G

[Grey, Jane, Lady] Commonplace book containing a transcription of Lady Jane Grey’s letter to her sister: manuscript, circa 1790. 1 volume (0.04 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. MS Eng 1760

Grolier Poetry Book Shop. Grolier Poetry Book Shop reading series recordings, 1983-2000. 33 videocassettes in box (1.5 linear ft.) Gift, Louisa Solano. 2013M-6             

Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. Walter and Ise Gropius letters to Nizar A. and Ellen Jawdat, 1948-1967. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.)  Gift, Ellen Jawdat. 2013M-29

[Grossman, Vasilii Semenovich] [Addition to] John and Carol Garrard collection  of Vasilii Semenovich Grossman papers. 3 folders (.2 linear ft.) Gift, John and Carol Garrard. In MS Russ 129

Hall, Donald, 1928. Donald Hall correspondence with John Ridland and other papers, 1959-1990. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust. MS Am 2942

[Hegel] Philosophische encyclopädie vorgetragen von Herrn Rector Hegel: manuscript, 1811-1812. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Eugene M. Weber Memorial Book Fund. 2013M-126

[Henri IV] Proçés de François Ravaillac parricide du feu Roy Henry Quatre en 1610: manuscript, undated. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 648

Hoagland, Edward. Edward Hoagland additional papers, 1950-2013 (inclusive), 2013 (bulk). 1 box (1 linear ft.) Gift, Edward Hoagland. 2013M-11

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904. George Frisbie Hoar photograph album and other papers, circa 1890-1904. 1 box (.15 linear ft.) Purchase, Stanley Marcus Endowment for Rare Books. MS Am 2945

Italian vocal scores from the estate of Elizabeth MacGillivray Voli: manuscript, undated [182-?]. 1 volume (.1 linear ft.) Bequest, Elizabeth MacGillivray Voli.  MS Mus 269

James, Garth Wilkinson, 1845-1883.  Garth Wilkinson James letters to his family: stats (copies), undated. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Ted M. Hofmann. MS Am 1507             

James, William, 1842-1910. Quelques considérations sur la méthode subjective: manuscript, 1877 November 20. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Jacob Blanck Book Fund. MS Am 1507

Janus Worldwide. Photographs produced by Janus Worldwide for Februs magazine, circa 1994-2002. Photographs: 1 box (.5 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-64

Jewett, Samuel Walker. Inventory of sea clothes, bedding & books of S. W. Jewett: manuscript, 1842 October.  1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund. MS Am 2947

Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996. High Priest: typescript, 1967. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-114

Lee, Jonathan, interviewer. Interviews conducted for the documentary film, Paul Goodman Changed My Life, 2004-2006. 42 interviews on DV tape (digital files). Gift, Jonathan Lee. MS Am 2952 

Light, George W. (George Washington), 1809-1868. A narrow escape: manuscript, circa 1851. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File, L

Macaulay, Colin Campbell. Colin Macaulay letters to Mrs. Aulay Macaulay, 1814. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Purchase, Andrew Oliver Book Fund. MS Eng 1746

Maxwell, Hugh, recipient. Letters to Hugh Maxwell, 1849-1857. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Houghton Fund to Support Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson. MS Am 2926

McCarthy, John F., collector. John F. McCarthy collection of material concerning John Ruskin. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Gift, Estate of John F. McCarthy. 2013M-8

McIntire, J. T. Lysergia or Orphans of the Moon: typescript, undated. 1 folder (.1 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2949       

Milner, Florence, collector. Florence Milner collection on Lewis Carroll, circa 1918-1940. 1 box (1 linear ft.) Transfer, Widener Library; previously unaccessioned. 2013M-81

Milton, John, 1608-1674. Samson agonistes by John Milton: manuscript, circa 1720. 1 volume (0.08 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. MS Eng 1761

Mississippi Freedom Project student circular letters, 1964. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund. MS Am 2935     

Morning Star Ranch (Calif.) questionnaires, 1968. 1 binder (.15 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-112       

Morning Star Ranch. Legal documents and clippings concerning Morning Star Ranch (Calif.), circa 1967-1974. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2957

New Directions Publishing Corp. New Directions Publishing Corp. additional records, circa 1946-2014. 15 boxes (16.35 linear ft.) Gift, New Directions Publishing Corp. 2013M-12 

New Directions Publishing Corp. New Directions Publishing Corp. press releases and prospectuses, 1953-2002. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Francis J. Cenedella Book Fund and the Sidney J. Watts Fund. 2013M-25

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908, recipient.  Envelopes addressed to Charles Eliot Norton, 1903-1904.1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Willard Fox III. MS Am 1088.8                     

Ocampo, Victoria, 1890-1979. Victoria Ocampo letters to Albert Camus (photocopies), 1946-1957 and undated. 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) Gift, Catherine Camus. MS Span 117 (814a)              

Osborne, Jim, illustrator. Jim Osborne illustration for Cocaine by Pitigrilli: copperplate, circa 1974. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-73

Palm leaf manuscript.  1 item (.1 linear ft.) Gift, Gonzalo Leon. 2013M-5

Photographs of the Kamchatka region of Russia, circa 1894-1898. 1 box of 102 photographs (.15 linear ft.) Gift, Nicholas Daniloff. 2013M-51                        

Pinkus, Milton Morris. Milton Morris Pinkus photographs and papers concerning World War I ambulance corps service, circa 1914-1918. 1 box (1 linear ft.) Gift, Edward C. Pinkus. 2013M-118

Pita, Juana Rosa, 1939. Juana Rosa Pita paperas, circa 1975-2008. 1 box (5 linear ft.) Purchase, Bennett Hubbard Nash Fund. MS Span 169

Playboy. Playboy records of interview with Timothy Leary, 1965-1966. 1 box (.4 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-113

Prescott, Robert, 1725-1816.  Robert Prescott and Prescott family correspondence, 1799-1808. 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) Purchase, Susan A.E. Morse Fund. MS Eng 1764          

Ram Dass, interviewee. Alpert interview: typescript, 1966. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-117

Recipe book: manuscript, undated. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 653

Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Corinne Roosevelt Robinson letters and photographs sent to Herbert Benjamin Myron, 1928. 1 folder  (.04 linear ft.) Gift, source unknown (removed from Roosevelt R110.R56m1-9). 2013M-91

Rosen, Charles, 1927-2012. Charles Rosen papers, circa 1936-2009. 8 boxes (6.5 linear ft.) Gift, Estate of Charles Rosen via Henri Zerner. MS Am 2943          

San Francisco Examiner. San Francisco Examiner photographic subject file on cocaine, 1966-1994. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2958

Santesson, Hans Stefan, compiler. Hans Stefan Santesson collection on Indian independence, 1929-1951. 1 box (.1 linear ft.) Purchase, Sidney J. Watts Fund. MS Am 2924

Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805. Le visionnaire: tiré des papiers du Comte de O***: manuscript, undated. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-62

Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863. Robert Gould Shaw letters to his family, 1862 January-July. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund and the Louis J. Appell Jr. Fund for Early American Literature and History. 2013M-85

Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863. Robert Gould Shaw additional family letters, 1861-1863. 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund and the Louis J. Appell Jr. Fund for Early American Literature and History. MS Am 1910.

Société anonyme des plaques et papiers. Plaques sèches au gélatino-bromure d'argent, 1889. 1 box of 10 glass negatives. (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-119

Stafford, Peter G. Magic grams: inquiries into psychedelic consciousness ...: typescript, circa 1982. 1 folder (.1 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2950

Stafford, Peter G. Collages related to Magic Grams: manuscript, circa 1982. 1 box (.1 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2956

Steele, Mark, illustrator. Theodore Roosevelt: watercolor, 2013. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Mark Steele. MS Am 2959

Stoehr, Taylor, 1931. Taylor Stoehr papers concerning Paul Goodman, circa 1932-2002. 5 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) Gift, Christopher W. Stoehr, Holly Stoehr, Shaina Stoehr, Mark H. Stoehr, Mary Stoehr. MS Am 2954 

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945. The artificial paradises: opium and haschisch; by Charles Baudelaire translated by Arthur Symons: manuscript, circa 1925. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-111 

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Poets and their Bibliographies [last six lines]: manuscript, undated. 1 folder  (.04 linear ft.) Removed from EC85.T2586.C888w, volume 6. Autograph File, T 

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928. Card signed by Ellen Terry, undated. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File: T  

[Trade cards] Moll Flanders Memorial Collection of Trade Cards of Enterprising London Businesswomen, 1996-2014. 2 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) Gift, Elton W. Hall. 2013M-21

Updike, John.  John Updike letters to Ralph Sipper, 1975-2008. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest. 2013M-2       

Updike, John. John Updike poem for the First and South Congregational Church of Ipswich (Mass.): manuscript, ca. 1970? 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Edward Hyde Cox Fund and Gift of David and Edna C. Shire. 2013M-17

Updike, John.  John Updike corrected typescript and related correspondence, 1979-1980. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest. 2013M-89

Updike, John, interviewee. Denis Brian interview with John Updike: typescript, 1990 June 5. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow class of 1920 fund.  2013M-115

[Updike, John] Documents concerning property inherited by John Updike in Plowville (Pa.), 1990-1992. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Martha Updike. MS Am 1793 (7254)

Van Duzer, E. Gedney. China & the homeward trip: manuscript, 1855. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-47

Van Duzer, E. Gedney. Afloat & ashore: manuscript, circa 1853. 1 volume (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. 2013M-48 

Vendler, Helen, 1933. Helen Vendler letters to Roger E. Stoddard, 1986-1987. 1 folder (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Roger E. Stoddard. Autograph File, V          

Victor Gollancz Ltd. Victor Gollancz Ltd. records concerning Frank Harris’s biography of George Bernard Shaw, ca. 1930-1978. 1 box (.25 linear ft.)   Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust. MS Eng 1756

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012. Gore Vidal additional papers, circa 1933-1996. 2 boxes (.3 linear ft.) Gift, Gore Vidal via Wisconsin Center for Film and Television Research. 2013M-58 

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012. Gore Vidal correspondence with Dennis Altman and Bob Carr, circa 1999-2003. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.) Purchase, DeCuevas, Deknatel, Loring, Nordell, Rheault and Vershbow fund.. MS Am 2350

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012. Gore Vidal and Howard Austen letters to William Shelton Gray, Jr., 1955-1983. 1 folder (.08 linear ft.). Purchase, Amy Lowell Trust. MS Am 2350 (1349)

Weller, George, 1907-2002. George Weller papers, circa 1925-2009. 69 boxes (66 linear ft.) Purchase, Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund, Bayard Livingston and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund, Susan A. E. Morse Fund, Timothy S. Mayer Fund. MS Am 2929          

Whitney, Flora Payne. Diary of Flora Payne: Travels in Europe: manuscript, 1863 April-September. 1 volume in case (.1 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Am 2960   

Wirth, Oswald, 1860-1943. Le tarot des imagiers du moyenage: synthese recapitulative: typescript, undated. 1 volume in case (.08 linear ft.) Deposit, Julio Santo Domingo III. Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. MS Fr 649

[Woollcott, Alexander] Alexander Woollcott: photograph, 1937. 1 item (.04 linear ft.) Gift, Christopher Buchanan. Portrait File                

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