Henry H. Hart Collection

collection

Campus:
California State University, East Bay
Library:
CSUEB University Libraries
Subject(s):
Asia — Description and travel ; Mongols — History ; Marco Polo, 1254—1323? – Voyages and travels ; Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 ; Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861 ; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 ; Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936
Description:
This working research collection of Dr. Henry Hart—includes a montage of personal letters written by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, H.L. Mencken, and A.E. Housman. All of the letters are enclosed in Mylar. Hart’s interests ranged widely and deep: subsets of his collection are the Marco Polo and Pacific Exploration components, including a hand-illustrated and autographed 1655 Atlas of China, compiled by Jesuit missionaries.