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Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
5.93 linear feet ((3 record cartons, 4 file boxes, 2 half file boxes, 2 card file boxes) plus 3 photograph folio folders, 1 oversize folder)
The collection consists of Harwood family papers, the personal and professional correspondence of Margaret Harwood and the correspondence and papers concerning the Bibliography of Astronomical Literature, 1881-1898, a project of the International Astronomical Union. Also included are photographs of Harwood, her family, her trips, and of conferences, observatories and telescopes. There is some printed material concerning the history of Nantucket and of astronomy.
For folders #35-111, correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order by name of correspondent or title of organization. Surnames of correspondents are not always identified, but letters have been left in original letter box order.
There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see SC 20.
For full biographical details, see folders 1 and 2.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was given to Schlesinger Library by Mrs. Robert Harwood in 1979; Peter Harwood, Harwood's nephew in 1979 and 1980; and Will Graves of the Harvard Observatory in December 2007.
- Carton 1: 1-34
- Carton 2: 35-85
- Carton 3: 86-128, 130-131, 132m-134m
- Box 4: PD.1-3, PD.5-6, PD.8, PD.11, PD.13-15, PD.17-18, PD.20, PD.22-33
- Box 5: PD.34, PD.36, PD.38-41
- Box 6: PD.4v, Pd.7v, PD.9v
- Box 7: PD.10v, PD.12v
- Box 8: PD.16v, PD.19v, PD.21v
- Card File Box 9: Notecards
- Card File Box 10: Notecards
- Box 11: 22, 45
By: Jane S. Knowles
Updated and additional material added: May 2016
By: Lillianne Keaney
- Harwood, Margaret, 1885-1979. Papers of Margaret Harwood, 1902-1974: A Finding Aid
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