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Continuatio Catalogi Librorum Bibliothecae Collegij Harvardini. Ab Anno 1725, Ad Annum 1735, 1735 Digital
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: Early Catalogs and Shelflists of the Harvard College Library / Sub-Series: First printed catalog and supplementsItem — Box: 1, Folder: 3Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents: This subseries contains a copy of the first printed catalog of the Harvard College library, entitled Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae Collegij Harvardini quod est Cantabrigiae in Nova Anglia. This catalog, printed in Boston by Bartholomew Green, Jr. and distributed by bookseller Samuel Gerrish, was the first printed library catalog in what is now the United States. It was compiled by Harvard librarian Joshua Gee, who received £20 additional compensation for his...