Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. / Classyear: Class of 1809Item Identifier: HUC 8782.514, HUC 8782.514 (146)
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: The collection consists of mainly correspondence regarding Barclay's law practice and some political issues on the local and state level.