Guide to the Papers of Charles Follen Adams (1842-1918), 1882

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Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, March 5, 2009. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on August 3, 2009. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Charles Follen Adams (1842-1918)
Title: Charles Follen Adams, papers
Abstract: Charles Follen Adams was born in 1842 and was known for his dialectic poems. This collection includes an excerpt from "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" (1876) dated 1882 and signed, as well as a reprint of a photogravure signed by Adams.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
Identification: P-176
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Biographical Note

Adams was born on April 21, 1842 to Ira and Mary Elizabeth (Senter) Adams in Dorchester, Massachusetts. A businessman by trade, Adams is also known for his dialectic poems, including “Leedle Yawcob Strauss” (1876), for which he is most well known. Married in 1870 to Hattie Louise Mills, they had two children, Charles Mills and Ella Paige Adams (married name: Sawyer.)

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a handwritten excerpt from American poet Charles Follen Adams’s, “Leedle Yawcob Strauss” dated “Boston. Mass. Nov. 16/82.” A reprint of a photogravure of Adams, which is signed by him, is also included.

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The collection is organized in one folder.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Collections and Engagement of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

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Related Material

Adams, Charles Follen, 1842-1918. Papers (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University, #MS Am 1633.)

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Charles Follen Adams, papers; P-176; box number; folder number; Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS.

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Acquisition Information

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Container List

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Papers of Charles Follen Adams, 1882

1 folder.
Scope and Content:

See Scope and Content Note.

1 1 Leedle Yawcob Strauss 1882 request_box
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