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ITEM — Box: 1, Volume: 9 Identifier: UAIII 15.5.8

[Admittatur of William Clark (Harvard AB 1759)], 1756 Digital

Scope and Contents

Notebook with a handwritten copy of the 1734 College laws in English prepared by Harvard undergraduate William Clark and signed by President Edward Holyoke, Tutors Belcher Hancock and Thomas Marsh, and William Symmes and William Kneeland on January 3, 1756.

The volume also includes a transcription of the College Laws approved on March 29, 1757, "The Customs of Harvard College Concerning Freshmen, Which if they do not mind they are to be severely punished," and lists of the members of the Class of 1761 (identified as "[Fre.] Recentium, 1757"), the Class of 1759 ("Senior Sophisters 1758"), the Class of 1757 ("Senior Sophisters 1756"), the Class of 1757 ("Senior Sophisters 1757"), the Class of 1759 ("Junior Sophisters), and the Class of 1761 ("Sophimores 1757").


  • 1756

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)


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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