Walker, James, 1794-1874
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. / Classyear: Class of 1814Item Identifier: HUC 8782.514, HUC 8782.514 (191)
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...
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesSeries Identifier: UAI 20.811
Overview: The collection contains handwritten records kept by Harvard University relating to the interactions between the Marshpee Indians and Reverend Phineas Fish from his appointment as pastor for the Marshpee Indians by Harvard in 1811 until his departure in 1841. Chiefly consisting of correspondence between administrators of Harvard University, local government officials, and Phineas Fish, the volume also includes contracts, petitions, and a small printed booklet relating to the legal case between...
Overview: Letters received by Harvard University president and American Unitarian Association founder James Walker (1794-1874) in connection with his work for the American Unitarian Association and the Christian Examiner, 1815-1859.