The Henry Beston collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence.
Manuscripts in the collection are three stories, rewritten by Beston for Henry Beston’s Fairy Tales . The stories are “Prince Sneeze,” which was first written for a class at Harvard and originally appeared in The Firelight Fairy Book (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1919); “The Invisible Baby,” which also originally appeared in The Firelight Fairy Book ; and “The Palace of Night,” which originally appeared in The Starlight Wonder Book (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1923).
Correspondence in the collection consists of two autograph letters from Beston to a Mrs. Hannigan; one is undated, the other dated June 25, 1925.
|1. Beston, Henry, 1888-1968|
|1. Literary Collections Subject Guide|
|2. Authors, American|
|4. Children's literature, American, 20th century|
|5. American literature--20th century|
|6. Natural history literature|