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Boston Public Library Arts Department collection of John Singer Sargent clippings and other ephemera

 Collection
Call Number: MS.SC.0001
Abstract Collection of newspaper clippings, compiled by Boston Public Library staff in the mid-20th century related to John Singer Sargent, primarily newspaper clippings related his later mural work and reproductions of his artwork.
Dates: 1896 - 1939

Mary Botham Howitt and William Howitt papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS Eng. 328
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence from English poet Mary Botham Howitt (1799-1888) and her husband, English writer William Howitt (1792-1879), between 1823-1888. Of interest is a letter by Mary Botham Howitt discussing her translations of Fredrika Bremer’s articles pubished in a Stockholm newspaper and a letter by William Howitt discussing his interest in the Aurora Borealis. The collection also contains several manuscript fragments of poems, in both Mary and...
Dates: 1823 - 1888