Scope and Contents
The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
- Creation: 1835 - 2000
- Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Peter Chardon Brooks Adams (1848-1927) was an American historian and political scientist. Adams is best known for his criticism of capitalism. Adams was great-grandson of John Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, the youngest son of Charles Francis Adams, and brother to Henry Adams. Adams' works include The Law of Civilization and Decay (1895) and America's Economic Supremacy (1900).
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mel Yoken.