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Roberts Brothers papers, 1882-1898 bulk 1838-1932 

Creator: 
Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Phys. Desc: 
2.5 linear feet (2.5 linear feet 5 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#1071
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Publishing firm in Boston. In 1898 Roberts Brothers merged into Little, Brown and Company.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence files of Roberts Brothers, pertaining to all departments, editorial, production, advertising, and sales. Also, some miscellaneous letters and documents, unrelated to Roberts Brothers, which deal with various legal matters, including those of Frederick D. Ely and of William A. Dunn, from 1838 until 1932, and letters to the Secretary of Harvard University from 1900 to 1907.

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