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James Holly Hanford Correspondence


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Hanford, James Holly, 1882-1969

American professor James Holly Hanford was a well-known scholar of the British poet John Milton and Restoration period literature.

The collection consists of selected letters to Hanford, most of them concerning his studies of John Milton. Correspondents include Cleanth Brooks, Lewis Gannett, Paul Green, Hiram Haydn, Howard Mumford Jones, and Louise Tharp.

Source unknown (AM21982).

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Folder inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

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The collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

Letters to James Holly Hanford: 1919-1953 mostly from Milton scholars, 1919-1953. 4 folders.
Scope and Contents

Letters: 1919-1927, 1928-1939, 1940-1944, 1948-1953.

Physical Description

4 folders

31 Letters to James Holly Hanford: 1912-1954, 1912-1954. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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