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COLLECTION Identifier: HUG 1228

Papers of the Bordman family

Notebook, 1686-1741 Digital

Scope and Contents The hardcover-bound notebook includes entries created by Aaron Bordman and his nephew Andrew Bordman II. Both men used the notebook for personal and business entries, including accounting records kept in their capacities as Harvard Steward. There is no clear distinction of authorship beyond the knowledge of Aaron's death on January 15, 1702/3. The second half of the volume is written tête-bêche (from the back cover forward), and includes entries by both Bordmans. The earliest...

Almanac, annotated, 1736 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1736 ... (Boston, 1736) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief entries in the margins beginning on the page for June 1736.

Almanac, annotated, 1736 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1736 ... (Boston, 1736) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief death notices in the margins.

Almanac, annotated, 1737 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of The New England Diary: Or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ, 1737 ... (Boston 1737) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief entries in the margins. "Bowen, 1737" reflecting the name of the almanac's author, Nathan Bowen, is written in the top margin of the title page. "Andrew Bordman of Cambridge" inscribed on title page. The volume includes notes on the installation of Edward Holyoke as President of Harvard.

Almanac, annotated, 1737 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1737 ... (Boston, 1737) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief entries in the margins.

Almanac, annotated, 1739 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1739 ... (Boston, 1739) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief entries in the margins, generally noting deaths in the community.

Almanac, annotated, 1740 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1740 ... (Boston, 1740) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with entries filling the margins with notes about the weather, local news, and deaths in the community. Bordman noted the deaths of his grandchildren on the June page and payment for their gravestones. Some entries are illegible.

Almanac, annotated, 1741 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1741 ... (Boston, 1741) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief entries in only a few margins.

Almanac, annotated, 1742 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1742 ... (Boston, 1742) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with brief entries in the margins about the weather and community news, including mention of an Indian who murdered a child.

Almanac, annotated, 1743 Digital

Scope and Contents Interleaved copy of Nathaniel Ames’ An Astronomical Diary: or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1743 ... (Boston, 1743) annotated by Andrew Bordman II with regular entries about the weather, and occasionally community news.