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Series 1: Correspondence, 1926-1994


Scope and Contents

Series 1, Correspondence, contains Commager's incoming and outgoing correspondence. The correpondence reflects his roles at historian, professor, author and public intellectual.


  • 1926-1994

Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the Henry Steele Commager Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes. The majority of this collection is housed in off-site storage and requires a minimum of 48 hours notice before use. Please contact Archives and Special Collections.


50.5 Linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Series 1 consists of five subseries:

  1. Sub-series A: General Correspondence
  2. Sub-series B: Publications Correspondence
  3. Sub-series C: Public Appearances Correspondence
  4. Sub-series D: Broadcast and Film Correspondence
  5. Sub-series E: Permissions Correspondence


Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299