Series IV: Correspondence, 1816-1856
Scope and Contents
Series IV contains a collection of correspondence to and from Percival which was acquired from various sources. Prominent among the correspondents are Dr. George Hayward of Boston, and Percival's publishers Sidney Babcock, Samuel G. Goodrich, and Samuel Walker.
Publication references noted are to J. H. Ward, The Life and Letters of James Gates Percival (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866).
- From the Collection: Percival, James Gates, 1795-1856
- From the Collection: Cutbush, James, 1788-1823
- From the Collection: Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888
- From the Collection: Gregory, Herbert E. (Herbert Ernest), 1869-1952
- From the Collection: Percival, Edwin, 1793-
- From the Collection: Ward, J. H. (Julius Hammond), 1837-1897
Language of Materials
Most materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Organized into three subseries: Letters from James Gates Percival; Letters to James Gates Percival; and Third-Party Correspondence; within those subseries material is arranged by the consecutive numbers assigned by library staff.
1.25 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
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