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Archives & Manuscripts

Harvard University

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Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"English Fairies, A History of Belief"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-088
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume of Joseph Hutchinson Smith's "English Fairies, A History of Belief," which he presented as his Ph.D. dissertation at Harvard University in 1932. The volume explores the history of English belief in fairies, and the manuscript is divided into two sections: "The origin and development of the belief," and "The literary expression of the belief." The manuscript includes illustrations from early sources to be included in the published volume, as well...