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Albert Edgar Lownes collection on Henry David Thoreau (Ms.80.1)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: Albert Edgar Lownes collection on Henry David Thoreau
Date range: 1837-1965
Creator: Lownes, Albert Edgar, 1899-1978
Extent: 7 boxes
Abstract: The Lownes collection includes a wide variety of materials by and pertaining to Henry David Thoreau, including correspondence, college papers, journal excerpts, prints, clippings, photographs, and other Thoreauviana collected by Albert E. Lownes. Materials date from 1837-1965.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Collection number: Ms.80.1