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Supplement to 1789 catalog: Philology, ca. 1789 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 24Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents: Materials in this subseries represent a significant change in approach to the cataloging of the library's collections. Rather than listing volumes according to size or alphabetical order, as had previously been done, by the late eighteenth century Harvard's librarians decided to arrange the collection - intellectually, though not yet physically - according to subjects, or "heads." This subseries contains both manuscript and print material. It includes the first subject catalog,...

Supplement to 1789 catalog: Physic & Surgery, ca. 1789 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 25Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents: Materials in this subseries represent a significant change in approach to the cataloging of the library's collections. Rather than listing volumes according to size or alphabetical order, as had previously been done, by the late eighteenth century Harvard's librarians decided to arrange the collection - intellectually, though not yet physically - according to subjects, or "heads." This subseries contains both manuscript and print material. It includes the first subject catalog,...

Supplement to 1789 catalog: Theology, ca. 1789 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 26Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents: Materials in this subseries represent a significant change in approach to the cataloging of the library's collections. Rather than listing volumes according to size or alphabetical order, as had previously been done, by the late eighteenth century Harvard's librarians decided to arrange the collection - intellectually, though not yet physically - according to subjects, or "heads." This subseries contains both manuscript and print material. It includes the first subject catalog,...

Supplement to 1789 catalog: Tracts, ca. 1789 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 27Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents: Materials in this subseries represent a significant change in approach to the cataloging of the library's collections. Rather than listing volumes according to size or alphabetical order, as had previously been done, by the late eighteenth century Harvard's librarians decided to arrange the collection - intellectually, though not yet physically - according to subjects, or "heads." This subseries contains both manuscript and print material. It includes the first subject catalog,...

Mr. Adams Catalogue, [1765] Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 30Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents:

This twenty-four-page manuscript catalog contains entries arranged by the size of the volumes and is attributed to Amos Adams, though the entries are in two different hands. The entries generally include abbreviated, author, title, publish date, and, for some, "by whom given" donor information.

Catalog arranged by size, [1765] Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 31Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents:

This twelve-page manuscript catalog contains entries arranged by the size of the volumes. The entries generally include abbreviated author and title information. Many entries have the notation "O Library," and some entries are annotated with donor surnames.

Books for the small library selected from the Societies, [1765] Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 32Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Scope and Contents:

This four-page manuscript catalog of books identified for the "small library." The entries include abbreviated author and title information and there is one section noted as "Mem. those on the lower shelf Great Library" and another section with the title "Episcopal Society." There is a note that these items are "marked in the General Catalogue thus (a)."