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

 Collection
Call Number: MS.SC.0001
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings and other ephemera outlining Sargent's work and exhibitions. Topics include murals at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Harvard Widener Library, portraiture, religious imagery, Boston Public Library murals, and biographical information.
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