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Title: James Morgan Hart papers,
Creator: J. M. (James Morgan) Hart, 1839-1916.
Inclusive dates: 1856-1916.
6.5 cubic ft.
Correspondence, notes, photograph albums, and a scrapbook.
Abstract::
Includes letters from scholars relating to the study of languages and literature, particularly Old English, Celtic, and German, and to scholarly language journals and associations; from educators relating to university patterns and policies at Cornell; from editors concerning Hart's publications; from Mrs. Bayard Taylor regarding her husband's papers; autographed letters from Louisa May Alcott, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Henry James, Henry W. Longfellow, Lord Russell, and others addressed to Hart's father, John Seeley Hart; notes on German and English literature; photograph albums of family and friends; scrapbook of Hart's letters to newspapers; typescript copies of letters of Will Doherty relating to entomological collecting trips in Asia, Africa, and Europe; letters from Hart to his parents commenting on his student days at Princeton and Gottingen, his life as a law clerk in New York City, and his experiences as an instructor at Cornell and in subsequent teaching posts; and letters from T.F. Crane commenting on affairs at Cornell University.

Call number: 14-18-65
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library