Records of the Harvard College Library: Borrowing privileges correspondence
- 1764-circa 1826, 1933
- Harvard College Library (Organization)
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Extent.40 cubic feet ( (1 document box))
There are requests for books by Professor Edward Wigglesworth (1732-1794), as well as a letter about a law library donation from Massachusetts attorney John Gardiner (1737-1793) and a note from President Joseph Willard (1738-1804) to the librarian regarding the Harvard mineral cabinet.
The documents span the tenures of librarians Andrew Eliot (1763-1767), James Winthrop (1772-1787), Thaddeus Mason Harris (1791-1793), Samuel Shapleigh (1793-1800), Sidney Willard (1801-1805), Peter Nourse (1805-1808), and Charles Folsom (1823-1826).
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This finding aid was created by Brooke McManus in March 2018.
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Preservation and description of the Records of the Harvard College Library: Borrowing privileges correspondence was supported by the Colonial North America at Harvard Library Project.
- Cambridge (Mass.)
- Charging systems (Libraries)
- College students -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Books and reading
- Gardiner, John, 1737-1793
- Harvard University -- Libraries -- Benefactors
- Harvard University -- Libraries -- Employees
- Intellectuals -- Books and reading
- Library charging lists -- 18th century
- Library charging lists -- 19th century
- Library circulation and loans -- 18th century
- Library circulation and loans -- 19th century
- Shapleigh, Samuel, 1765-1800
- Universities and colleges -- Libraries -- 19th century
- Wigglesworth, Edward
- Willard, Joseph, 1738-1804
- Harvard College Library. Records of the Harvard College Library: Borrowing privileges correspondence, 1764-circa 1826, 1933: an inventory
- Brooke McManus
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