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V. Valta Parma Collection of Personal Papers and Thomas Lake Harris Materials

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-009

Content Description

V. Valta Parma and Brotherhood of the New Life -- now in Special Collections. Correspondence, poems, manuscripts, publications, photographs, ephemera: Contains personal and professional letters to V. Valta Parma, born Albert Houghton Pratt, Hamilton College class of 1901; scrapbooks of articles on Parma and his exhibitions at the Library of Congress. The majority of the collection consists of: Thomas Lake Harris' personal letters from his family; professional letters and documents regarding the Fountain Grove vineyards; photographs of Harris; publications and manuscripts of Harris' sermons, expository and creative writing. 8/2018 All Thomas Lake Harris materials removed to become its own collection in the Communal Societies special collections; only the Parma papers retained in the Archives (Box 1, folder 1 added to the materials in Box 2).

Acquisition Type



From V. Valta Parma (Albert Houghton Pratt), Hamilton Class of 1901

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

None, but Rare Book Room books may have restrictions; consult librarian.


  • 1878 - 1940



1 Linear Feet (was 3 boxes; also 60 books; now only 1 box in Archives)