Department of Special Collections
Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis

Finding-Aid for the Holmes Collection (WTU00227)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Holmes Collection
Creator: Holmes , Oliver Wendell , 1809-1894.
Call number: WTU00227
Call number: [Accession: 1748]
Language: English

Access and Use:

Laid in The One Hoss Shay, with its companion poems, How the Old Horse Won the Bet and The Broomstick Train, Spec. PS 1985/A 1/1892, gift of Eugene Angert. Location of book is presently unknown.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Date accessioned: February 1988

Contents List
box-folder   4/HolmesOW  
Two letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes to unidentified recipients.
1860: January 16, (1 item (1 p.): ALS)   
Scope: Declining a lecture invitation.

1890: January 24, (1 item (1 p.): ALS)   
Scope: Written in another hand, but signed by Holmes, 1p. Declining a literary task.