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COLLECTION Identifier: UAIII 50.15.70.2

Lists of donations to the Harvard College Library, [1782]-1863

Overview

Consists of manuscript lists of donations to the Harvard College Library from 1782 to 1863. Also includes scattered correspondence with donors offering books and other items to the Harvard College Library, and a compilation of donations to the Harvard College Library from 1770 to 1840 that was printed in Josiah Quincy's The History of Harvard University, published in 1840.

Dates

  • [1782]-1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The Lists of donations to the Harvard College Library is open for research.

Extent

0.75 cubic feet (2 legal document boxes, 1 flat box, 1 portfolio folder)

Arrangement

The documents are arranged in chronological order.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2018 November 26.

Processing Information

Processed by Jennifer Pelose, November 2018.

Titles and dates supplied by the archivist are enclosed in brackets.
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Title
Harvard College Library. Lists of donations to the Harvard College Library, [1782]-1863 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hua45018

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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