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ITEM — Box: 1, Volume: 5 Identifier: UAIII 15.5.8

[Admittatur of Joseph Roby (Harvard AB 1742)], 1738 Digital

Scope and Contents

Notebook with a handwritten copy of the 1734 College laws in English prepared by Harvard undergraduate Joseph Roby and signed by President Edward Holyoke and Fellows Henry Flynt and Nathan Prince on September 12, 1738. The "College Customs" are copied onto the last pages of the notebook.


  • 1738

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

Received June 15, 1849, the gift of Ellen Prentiss Frothingham of Belfast, Maine.


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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