Diary, 1725-1736 Digital
Scope and Contents Wadsworth's diary primarily documents Harvard College affairs and his administrative responsibilities, including his installation as president and descriptions of the meetings held and votes taken by the Board of Overseers. The diary also lists College bills paid and contracts and leases signed on behalf of the College, describes various College commencements and valedictory orations, and mentions freshman students who boarded with Wadsworth during his tenure as president. Many of the entries...
Sermons, 1696-1704 Digital
Sermons, 1711-1712 Digital
Medical account book, 1702-1733 Digital
Scope and Contents This volume lists medical remedies that Wadsworth collected, including treatments for bleeding, coughs, hiccups, burns, cramps, sore throats, consumption, vomiting, nosebleeds, choking, worms, colic, and backaches. In the nineteenth century, the volume was owned Joshua Harlow (d. 1859), who copied extracts of land deeds into the book on pages not used by Wadsworth.