Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: MC 272; M-133
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, etc., by Julia Ward Howe, author and reformer, and members of her family.
Orbit of a Comet. Elementary Calculation from physical principles, together with a Graphical Representation of the Orbit of the Comet of MDCCCXL. Jared Sparks April, 25, 1815. Digital
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. / Classyear: Class of 1815Item Identifier: HUC 8782.514, HUC 8782.514 (202)
Scope Note: At the time of their creation, the purpose of these documents was to demonstrate a student's mastery of one or more mathematical concepts by applying math to a problem in the real world. However, the enduring value of many of the theses lies in the fact that they are works of art.As a group, the theses demonstrate a change, in society at large, from the concerns of the late 18th century to those of the industrial revolution. As...
Overview: Contains legal papers of Manasseh Smith, Sr., Joseph Emerson Smith, Samuel Emerson Smith and other members of the Smith family who practiced law in midcoast Maine, Boston and Chicago from the late 18th century to the early late 19th century. Also contains papers relating to the real estate and paper mill business of Dudley W. Moor and Edward W. Heath.