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Hours and Location

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About the Collections

Houghton Library offers a wealth of primary source material relating to the Transcendentalist movement in New England.  Material includes manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, family papers, publications and books.

This guide offers an introduction to Transcendalism material held at Houghton. It also provides tips on how to best search Houghton's collections.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have. blue line drawing of a woman done on cream paper