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"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 as minor edits and annotations.

Dates

  • 1932

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Joseph Hutchinson Smith graduated with a B.A. from Haverford College in 1921. He received his M.A from Harvard University, and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1932.

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisiton

Unknown.

Processing information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October 2015.
Title
"English Fairies, A History of Belief," 1932
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October 2015
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Language of description note
English

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