First printed catalog and supplements, 1723-1735
Scope and Contents
This subseries also includes two printed supplements to the 1723 catalog. One of these supplements, printed in 1725, lists books which entered the library collection between 1723 and 1725 and was prepared by John Hancock (1702-1744). Another supplement was printed in 1735 and lists books which entered the collection between 1725 and 1735; this supplement was prepared by James Diman and printed by Bartholomew Green, Jr.'s successor and son-in-law, John Draper. Pagination of the catalog and its two supplements is continuous, i.e. the 1723 catalog ends on page 102 and the first supplement begins with page 103. The second supplement continues where the first left off, on page 113.
Extent4.77 cubic feet (1.5 legal document boxes, 5 flat boxes, 16 volumes and 1 microfilm box)
Also cataloged separately
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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