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826 Boston Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7114
Call Number: MS 7114

Scope and Contents

Published in May 2013, I Want You to Have This is a collection of 55 essays written by students from Boston International High School, all of whom speak English as a second language. Twice a week during the academic year, tutors from 826 Boston, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students with their creative and expository writing skills, went to the school to help edit and make suggestions about the students’ writing. The result is a collection of essays about an object that is important to each writer.


  • 2013


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The collection is open for research.

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63 Items

Language of Materials



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Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Boston International High School, 2013 May.

Processing Information

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826 Boston Collection
Alissa Link
May 2013
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