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, Henry, 1838-1918 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian and member of the Adams political family, and son of Charles Francis Adams. He was best known during his life for his History of the United States During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James madison. His memoirs, The Education of Henry Adams, published after his death, won the Pulitzer Prize.
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