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ITEM Identifier: UAI 20.892, UAI 20.892

Charts and diagrams displayed at the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, 1893

Scope and Contents

These folders contain charts and diagrams illustrating the growth and development of Harvard University in such areas as endowments, income, professors and instructors, students, expenditures, courses of instruction, and the elective system. Additional charts describe the growth of various schools and departments of the College, noting increases in teachers, students, equipment, courses, and hours of instruction. Also included are two awards presented to Harvard University “for contributing to the worth and dignity of academic institutions” from the World’s Columbian Commission for two exhibits entitled,Students’ Work in Applied Science Schools and Students’ Work and Professional and Graduate Schools, Equipment, Course of Study, and Students’ Work.

The contents are as follows (titles transcribed by the archivist):


  • 1893

Physical Description

1 cubic foot (6 portfolio folders)

Researcher Access

Open for research.


2.80 cubic feet (3 document boxes, 2 flat boxes, 6 portfolio folders, 1 pamphlet binder)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

  1. Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., Exhibit: Students’ Work in Applied Sciences. Professional and Graduate Schools, Award, 1893, 1935 December 20, Gratis

Processing Information

Folder title devised by the archivist.


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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