Beston, Henry (1888-1968)
Scope:

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.

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Notable Figures
1. Beston, Henry, 1888-1968
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. Authors, American
3. Editors
4. Children's literature, American, 20th century
5. American literature--20th century
6. Natural history literature