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Celia Thaxter collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00394

Scope and Contents

The collection of approximately 50 items includes materials about Celia Thaxter and Sarah Orne Jewett, including an autograph poem and an autograph letter (1878), both signed by Thaxter. There is correspondence (much of it addressed to Martin Hutner, 1981-1982), photographic slides and postcards, booklists, and bookseller catalogues. There is also an annotated copy of the typescript of a play by Asher Moore, "Sandpaper: a visit with Celia Thaxter," with a drawing of the stage set and notes on stage lighting.

Dates of Materials

  • 1878 - 1984

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Extent

.5 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase : Sotheby (McConnell-Bohning Fund), 2000.
Title
Finding aid to Celia Thaxter collection
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Author
Ellice Amanna
Date
2019-10-29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2019-10-29: Finding aid updated to current standards and published.

Repository Details

Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository

Contact:
Neilson Library
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Northampton MA 01063