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ITEM — Box: 1, Volume: 3 Identifier: UAIII 15.5.8

[Admittatur of Timothy Prout (Harvard AB 1741)], 1737 Digital

Scope and Contents

Notebook with a handwritten copy of the 1734 College laws copied in English by Harvard undergraduate Timothy Prout and signed by President Edward Holyoke, Fellows Henry Flynt and Nathan Prince, and Tutors Stephen Sewall and Daniel Rogers on October 5, 1737. The flyleaf includes the note, "This Body of Colledge Laws was transcribed by Timo. Prout July ye 10th anno Domini 1737.

The volume includes a handwritten index and a list of the students who entered Harvard in October 1737.


  • 1737

Researcher Access

The admittaturs are open for research.

Due to its physical condition, the Admittatur of Richard Waldron (Harvard AB 1738), 1735 (UAIII 15.5.8 Box 1, Volume 10) is unavailable for research use. Contact reference staff for details.


1.63 cubic feet (4 document boxes, 1 half size document box, and 2 volumes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was originally donated to the New England Historic Genealogical Society on March 30, 1870 by the Reverend Samuel Cutler of Hanover, Mass, a grandson of Timothy Prout.


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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