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Howells-Fréchette Families Papers
mssHM 27527-27619  
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Description
Papers belonging to American editor and journalist William Dean Howells, his family and the Fréchette family.
Background
William Dean Howells (1837-1920), author, journalist, and editor of the Atlantic monthly, was the son of Ohio newspaperman William Cooper Howells. After the Civil War, William Cooper Howells, an acquaintance and client of President James Garfield, served as U.S. Consul in Quebec. The entire Howells family was active in the literary and journalistic circles of the eastern United States, and one of William Dean Howells's sisters, Annie Thomas Howells, married the Canadian journalist Achille Fréchette.
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2.40 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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