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DOCUMENT — Box: 2, Folder: 2 Identifier: UAI 15.850

Books printed at Cambridge, 1656 January 26 Digital

Books printed at Cambridge, 1656 January 26 Digital Object
Books printed at Cambridge, 1656 January 26 Digital Object


  • 1656 January 26

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This collection is open for research use. Access to fragile original documents may be restricted. Please consult the reference staff for further details.


1.24 cubic feet (4 folio boxes)

Historical Note

This list of books, including references to volumes such as "the psalm book" and an “Indian primmer,” and expenses associated with their printing, was compiled for the Dunster-Glover lawsuit. This list has been referenced to as "the List of 1655/6" and is considered by some to represent the beginning of American bibliography. Published transcription in Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, volume 49, pages 67-70.


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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