W. H. Bond working papers on Thomas Hollis
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Extent3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Biographical / Historical
William Henry Bond was a scholar-bibliographer who served as the Librarian of the Houghton Library from 1964-1982. In 1982-1983 the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation granted him a fellowship in support of his study of Harvard’s great library benefactor, Thomas Hollis. His book, Thomas Hollis of Lincoln’s Inn, was published in 1990. Bond left at his death in 2005 the completed manuscript of a “Checklist of Thomas Hollis’s [3,000] Gifts to the Harvard College Library.”
- I. Hollis books examined by William Henry Bond
- II. Transcripts of the Thomas Hollis V diary
Immediate Source of Acquisition
99M-71. Gift of W. H. Bond; received: 2000 February 1
- Bond, W. H. (William Henry), 1915-2005. W. H. Bond working papers for Thomas Hollis, circa 1982-1996: Guide.
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