- Additional Authors
- .1 linear foot (1 folder)
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- Provenance (note)
- Some material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
- Call Number
- MssCol 4628
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Jared Sparks letters and other material, 1822-1861.
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Collection consists mainly of letters from American historian, educator, and editor Jared Sparks to Virgil Maxcy, Gales & Seaton, Eliza Bard, J. K. Tefft, and others. Letters relate to editorial matters; books and periodicals sent and received; historical research; his search for letters, manuscripts, and autographs of notable historical figures; and his friendship with Eliza Bard, daughter of William Bard. Other material includes a list of books; and a manuscript draft, presumably of an article for the American Quarterly Review.
Some material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
- Added Author
Bard, Eliza, 1813-1902, recipient.
Maxcy, Virgil, 1785-1844, recipient.
Gales & Seaton, recipient.
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