Houghton Library

Harvard University

Founded in 1942, Houghton Library is the principal rare book and manuscript repository of Harvard College Library and one of the preeminent academic research libraries in the Unites States. Holding approximately 500,000 books and more than 10 million manuscripts, Houghton is recognized as a leading center for the study of American, English, and Continental history and literature, with special emphasis in printing, graphic arts, theatre history, and New England history and culture.

America United States New England
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