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Subseries B: Norumbega Writings, 1871-1892


Scope and Contents

This sub-series documents an avocation of Eben Norton Horsford that occupied the latter part of his life. Horsford’s research included the origin of Norumbega, the location of Norumbega, the site of Leif Ericson’s settlement along the Charles River, the exploration of John Cabot and a study of Indian dialects. His study resulted in several published volumes. Manuscripts and drafts of these volumes as well as research notes are included in this material. A bibliography of Horsford’s published works is appended to this guide.


  • Created: 1871-1892



From the File: 32.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

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