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Henry Harrisse papers

Title
Henry Harrisse papers, 1853-1924.
Author
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
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Description
5 linear feet (8 boxes, 13 v.)
Subject
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Stokes, I.N. Phelps; E.V. Howell; Celestino Bencomo; J.O. Wright
Biography (note)
  • Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) was a lawyer, bibliographer and historian who specialized in the American explorations of Columbus and others.
Language (note)
  • in French.
  • is in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and some German.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1334
Author
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Title
Henry Harrisse papers, 1853-1924.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains manuscripts of Harrisse's writings, correspondence, photographs, and printed materials. Writings include manuscripts and proofs of his historical works, essays and memorials. Correspondence consists of letters concerning Harrisse's research on Columbus, his legal practice, and his library and other bibliographic matters. Also, biographical materials, documents, notes, writings by others, photographs, and clippings.
Additional Formats
Cartographical Memoranda Nouvelle France, Louisanne; available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) was a lawyer, bibliographer and historian who specialized in the American explorations of Columbus and others. He was born in Paris but studied and worked as a lawyer in the U.S. He returned to Paris in 1869 where he set up a law practice representing American clients, continued his scholarly work, and joined French literary circles. His works included many books, pamphlets, articles, and bibliographies on explorations in America.
Language
Some manuscripts in French.
Correspondence is in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and some German.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Bibliographers.
Historians.
Lawyers.
Added Author
Barlow, Samuel L. M. (Samuel Latham Mitchill), 1826-1889.
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937.
Howell, E. V.
Stevens, Henry, Jr., 1819-1886.
Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.
Wright, James Osborne.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1334
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