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ITEM — Box: 1, Folder: 5 Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30

A List of Books that have been presented to the Library of Harvard College since the Alphabetical List was made out [supplement to Catalogus Librorum], ca. 1770 Digital

Scope and Contents

Unlike the catalog it supplements, this folio manuscript is not alphabetized. It includes the title, format, and number of volumes for 85 additions to the Harvard College Library, presumably made in the years soon after Eliot began his Catalogus Librorum.


  • ca. 1770

Researcher Access

The Early Catalogs and Shelflists of the Harvard College Library are open for research.


4.77 cubic feet (1.5 legal document boxes, 5 flat boxes, 16 volumes and 1 microfilm box)

Former call number

Formerly classified as UAIII 50.15.31 Part 3. Supplement to Catalogus Librorum: An Alphabetical list of the books [...]. A List of books that have been presented to the Library of Harvard College since the alphabetical list was made out


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

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