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Helen Hunt Jackson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 664

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters, poem, and manuscripts. The letters deal with personal and business matters. The manuscripts are leather bound holographs of Jackson's works "Christmas in the Pink Boarding House," "Passion Play at Oberammergau," "The People's Choice," and "Parson Williams Sabbath Breaking." Also included are a signed poem titled "Lifted Over," and a book by Jackson titled "Colorado." Also includes an image of Helen Hunt Jackson.

Dates

  • 1873-1941

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Helen Hunt Jackson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

American author and human rights activist best known for her friendship with Emily Dickinson and her battle for better treatment of the Native American.

Extent

28 items

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Helen Hunt Jackson papers
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 December 8
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States