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Parsons, Theophilus



  • Existence: 1797 - 1882

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Harvard Law School Moot Court records

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 6473303

This collection consists of handwritten notes of moot court cases taken by students. Notebooks were kept either by individual students or by groups. There are also several volumes of docket lists.

Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986

Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.

Theophilus Parsons records

Collection Identifier: Mss:8995 1862-1882 P271
Scope and Contents: Household and personal bills and receipts for Harvard University Professor Parsons and his family, who resided in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Types of bills include groceries and provisions, grains, livery, freight, lumber, furniture, jewelry and watch repairs, plumbing, rent and subscriptions. Also includes two bank books from the Charles River National Bank.Two women appear among the receipts: Sophronia Hamblin and Mrs. Thomas Dooner. In 1877, Hamblin sold milk, eggs, potatoes,...

Perspective Representation of University Hall [with two views]. Theophilus Parsons Digital

Item Identifier: HUC 8782.514, HUC 8782.514 (201)
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....