Guide to the Howard Mumford Jones Papers, 1915-1980


Jones was a writer and educator at Harvard University. The collection includes articles, reviews, clippings, poems and addresses.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Howard Mumford Jones papers
Jones, Howard Mumford, 1915-1980
3 Linear Feet, 106 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

These papers consist of 74 articles and reviews written by Jones for periodical or pamphlet publication, clipping of reviews of his book THE AGE OF ENERGY and two brochures. The first box of the collection includes an inventory of these articles and reviews. A 1982 addition to these papers contains one volume (THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS), 12 addresses, 54 articles, and two poems. The complete collection of Jones' papers is in the Archives at Harvard University.

Restrictions on Access & Use

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Box 1
Box 1
Box 1
Box 2
Box 3

Historical Note

Howard Mumford Jones was a writer and educator at Harvard University.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Howard Mumford Jones Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The provenance of the Howard Mumford Jones Papers is unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011