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College Life | Teaching, Learning and Research | Religion | Governance
Harvard Presidents, 1640–1804 | Personalities | Local and Regional History | World Events

 

COLLEGE LIFE

Subjects
Cost and standard of living
Families
Food
Humor
Mischief and unrest

Genres
Account books
Commonplace books
Diaries
Student letters

Additional Materials
Diary of Henry Flynt
Diary of Margaret Appleton Holyoke Mascarene
District reports of the Harvard College Scholars of the House
Early records of the Steward
Harvard Commons records
Holyoke family diaries
Papers of the Bordman family
Records of the Butler

TEACHING, LEARNING, AND RESEARCH

Subjects
Astronomy
Books and reading
Curriculum
Commencement
Harvard Library
Mathematics
Science

Genres
Lectures
Oratory
Student essays
Student notes
Textbooks

Additional Materials
Commencement theses, quaestiones, and orders of exercises
Mathematical theses
Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop
Papers of Samuel Williams
Papers of Stephen Sewall
Papers of the early presidents

RELIGION

Subjects
Catholicism
Dudleian lectures
Ordination
Religious life
Sermons

Additional Materials
Commencement theses, quaestiones, and orders of exercises
Records of grants for work among the Indians
Papers of Elisha Parmele
Papers of Samuel Williams
Papers of the early presidents
Records of Adelphoi Theologia and The Society for Religious Improvement
Papers of the Sever family

GOVERNANCE

Subjects
College buildings

Finance
University administration
University laws

Additional Materials
Board of Overseers formal meeting minutes
College Books
Corporation records: minutes
Early faculty minutes
Harvard University Charters
Laws and statutes of Harvard
Papers of the early presidents
Records of the Treasurer

HARVARD PRESIDENTS, 1640–1804

Materials
Papers of Benjamin Wadsworth, 1696–1736
Papers of Edward Holyoke, 1720–1767
Papers of Henry Dunster and the Dunster and Glover families, 1638–1874
Papers of Increase Mather, 1639–1717
Papers of John Leverett 1652–1724, 1730
Papers of Joseph Willard, 1768–1804, 1838
Papers of Samuel Langdon, 1745–1790, 1896
Papers of Samuel Locke, 1755–[1778?]
Papers of Urian Oakes, 1656, 1682

PERSONALITIES

Subjects
Benefactors
Endowments
Funds and scholarships
Women philanthropists

Additional Materials
John Hancock collection
John Harvard family collection
Lists of books donated by Thomas Hollis
Papers of Eliphalet Pearson
Records of gifts and donations
Wills naming Harvard as a beneficiary

LOCAL AND REGIONAL HISTORY

Subjects
African Americans
Native Americans
Property
Relations with Massachusetts

Additional Materials
Papers of Thomas Hubbard and Mary Jackson Hubbard
Records of grants for work among the Indians
Records of Harvard lotteries
Records of land and property owned by Harvard University
Records of the Trustees of the Charity of Edward Hopkins

WORLD EVENTS

Subjects
Finance
Relations with Great Britain
Relations with Massachusetts
Revolutionary War

Additional Materials
College Books
Harvard University Charters
John Hancock collection
Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop
Papers of the early presidents

 

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