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Josiah Quincy letter, portrait, and autograph

 Collection — Object: MS.2006.003
Collection MS-2006-003: Josiah Quincy letter, portrait, and autograph

Dates

  • 1839 - 1889

Scope and Contents

Consists of an autographed letter signed by Quincy to Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr. dated 1860 September 24; a fragment of a Harvard University leave of absense pass with Quincy' s signature from 1839; and, an engraved portrait of Quincy from 1889

Creator

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical / Historical

Josiah Quincy was the Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, United States and Massaschusetts legislator and, President of Harvard University.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (1 container) : 3 items

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Originally assembled and framed by Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc. (Boston Mass.) on 1975 March 7 (Item No. 2319).

Provenance

Acquisition of collection is unknown.

Title
Josiah Quincy Letter, Portrait and Autograph
Subtitle
1839-1889
Status
Marc Only
Date
2015-01-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

Contact:
John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States
617-552-4861