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Sarah Orne Jewett papers, 1876-1905, n.d.



Correspondence, 1877-1905, n.d.

Catalog Number: M238.1

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Series Description:
This series contains letters from Sarah Orne Jewett to various family members. The bulk of the correspondence is to her cousins Alice and Charles. Also included are letters from Jewett to the administration of Bowdoin College.
Arrangement:Chronological.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Images, 1901, 1903, n.d.

Catalog Number: M238.2

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Series Description:
This series contains four different images of Jewett. She is the focus of each of the rather formal photographs.
Arrangement:Chronological.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Writings, 1876,[1895?,1896?]

Catalog Number: M238.3

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Series Description:
This series contains two bound manuscripts, "A Dark Night," [1895?] and "A Village Patriot," [1896?]. Bound with "A Village Patriot" is a manuscript by Richard Henry Stoddard, "New Year's Day Half a Century Ago." Also included in the series is a photocopy of a two page handwritten verse by Jewett titled "Discontent," dated 1876. The original verse is in the Lyman Abbott Autograph Collection (M1.8).
Arrangement:Chronological.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


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