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Title
Francis James Child papers, 1842-1925
Name/Creator
Child, Francis James, 1825-1896, creator
Child, Elizabeth Ellery (Sedgwick)
Scoggin, Gilbert Campbell, recipient.
Z-Closet Collection
HOLLIS IDLocation
Houghton
Language
English
Description
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Form/Genre
mixed material

Account books.

Commonplace books.

Daguerreotypes.

Harvard graduates' papers.
Subject
Child, Francis James , 1825-1896 ;  Philologists -- United States ;  Harvard University -- Faculty ;  Harvard University -- Students ;  American literature -- 19th century ;  Ballads, English

Category
Published materials

Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

Harvard related

English

Commonplace books

19 century

Note
Correspondence of Francis J. Child, together with personal account books from his student years at Harvard, notebooks, journals, and commonplace books. Also includes correspondence of Child's wife, Elizabeth Ellery Sedgwick Child; letters, 1912-1925, to Gilbert Campbell Scoggin concerning Francis J. Child; and a daguerreotype of a group including Child and his wife.

Child graduated from Harvard University in 1846. He was an American philologist and professor of English at Harvard who studied, collected, and cataloged folk ballads.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou00096

Francis James Child Papers, 1842-1925 (MS Am 1922-1922.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In English.

Selected color digital images available; see finding aid.

For bMS Am 1922, unpublished print finding aid available in the Houghton Reading Room reference collection, or consult the Houghton Accessions Records, 1973-1974, under 73M-94.

For bMS Am 1922.1 and 1922.2, unpublished print finding aids available in the Houghton Accessions Records, 1945-1946, under 45M-584-593; and 45Z-8.