COLLECTION GUIDES

ca. 1934-1989

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The Edward Weeks papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of personal papers of Edward Weeks, writer and editor of the Atlantic Monthly magazine. Papers include personal correspondence, lectures, notes on writings, and materials on fishing.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Phoebe-Lou Adams Weeks, July 1999.

Restrictions on Access

The Edward Weeks papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.

Restrictions on Use

The Massachusetts Historical Society does not claim ownership to the literary rights (copyright) of letters and manuscripts written by individuals other than Edward Weeks in this collection. The Massachusetts Historical Society cannot give permission to publish or quote from documents by individuals for whom it does not hold copyright. Use of these materials does not imply permission to publish. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to obtain formal permission from the owners of the literary rights (copyright) to publish or quote from documents in this collection.

Photocopies are for personal use only. Personal use photocopies may not be donated or deposited in other libraries or archives, or made available to other researchers without the written permission of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Arrangement

The contents remain in the same arrangement as when they arrived at the MHS but have been reboxed for offsite storage. Dates and subjects may overlap.

Summary Description of the Collection

Carton 1SH 13IU B
Personal, 1934-36, 1945-47
Carton 2SH 13IV C
Personal, 1948-53
Carton 3SH 13IW D
Personal, 1954-58
Carton 4SH 13IX E
Personal, 1958 (another sequence)-59, 1967-70
Carton 5SH 13IY F
Personal, 1988
Carton 5SH 13IY F
Personal, A-C (rest of alphabetical sequence missing)
Carton 6SH 13IZ G
Lectures
Carton 7SH 13J1 Q
Emmanuel Church book series
Carton 7SH 13J1 Q
Boston Globe book reviews
Carton 7SH 13J1 Q
Degrees
Carton 8SH 13J2 R
Atlantic History
Carton 8SH 13J2 R
"This Trade of Writing" (1935)
Carton 8SH 13J2 R
"Signs of the Times" (article)
Carton 8SH 13J2 R
Chautauqua (speeches, correspondence)
Carton 9SH 13J3 S
Moisie Salmon Club
Carton 9SH 13J3 S
Fishing
Carton 10SH 13J4 T
Miscellaneous, family ("hodge-podge")

Preferred Citation

Edward Weeks papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Organizations:

Atlantic Monthly Magazine.

Subjects:

Authors.
Editors.
Fishing.