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Guide to the Edmund Quincy Letters, 1885-1886

Summary

Edmund Quincy, an author and reformer, was the second son of Josiah Quincy III and Eliza Susan Morton Quincy. Collection comprises three letters Edmund Quincy wrote to abolitionist and women's rights advocate Parker Pillsbury, primarily regarding reminiscences of Quincy's father, and exchanges of books and pamphlets.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11484
Title
Edmund Quincy letters
Date
1885-1886
Creator
Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises three letters Edmund Quincy wrote to abolitionist and women's rights advocate Parker Pillsbury, primarily regarding reminiscences of Quincy's father, and exchanges of books and pamphlets.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Edmund Quincy Letters, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letters
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Edmund Quincy, an author and reformer, was the second son of Josiah Quincy III and Eliza Susan Morton Quincy. He was an abolitionist editor and also the author of a biography of his father, a romance, Wensley (1854), and The Haunted Adjutant and Other Stories (1885).


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Provenance

The Edmund Quincy Letters were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, May, 2017

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0105