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Guide to the Annie Adams Fields Letters, 1834-1915

Collection number: MS 58

Size: 20 items (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Annie Adams Fields

Annie Adams Fields, author and wife of James T. Fields, was born in Boston, MA in 1834. She traveled extensively with her husband and formed intimate friendships with some of America’s most well-known 19th century writers and intellectuals. She died in 1915, having outlived many of her contemporaries.

About the Annie Adams Fields Letters

Twenty letters written by Annie Adams Fields between the years 1882 and 1911. Many of them describe her daily life and travels, and two make passing reference to Reverend Henry Ward Beecher and Sarah Orne Jewett. Correspondents include Mrs. Chaney, Loulie, Mr. Dorr, Mrs. Wheelwright, Mr. Sayer, Mrs. Terry, Mr. Moody, Edward Hatch, and Mr. Updike.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Annie Adams Fields Letters, 1822-1911, MS 58, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information


Paul Richards, Jan. 9, 1977, Dec. 12, 1978 (Accession number: 7735, 7829)

Chris Barnes, Librarian, Keene State College, Feb. 12, 1976 (Accession number: 77)

Goodspeed’s, Dec. 14, 1977 (Accession number: 7728)