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Records of the Harvard Bicentenary Celebration

Collection Identifier: UAI 20.836.xx
Overview: The records document some of the activities related to the Harvard Bicentenary Celebration held on September 8, 1836. Materials include extracts listing the votes of the Corporation about the 1836 celebration, a plan for the evening illumination of Holworthy Hall, a volume of autographs signed by Harvard graduates and guests, blank tickets for the “Dinner of the Alumni” held during the celebration and letters from Harvard alumni confirming their attendance at the dinner.

Mathematical theses, 1782-1839.

Collection Identifier: HUC 8782.514
Overview: The mathematical theses consist of equations and drawings which illustrate the equations. At the time of their creation, the purpose of these finely executed documents on large sheets of paper was to demonstrate a student's mastery of one or more mathematical concepts, yet the enduring value of many of the them lies in the fact that they are works of art.

Records of the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, 1933-2008 (inclusive), 1960-1999 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: RG XXVIII
Overview: Records of the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute contain the office files of the deans and directors of the Institute: Constance E. Smith, Alice Kimball Smith, Susan Storey Lyman (Acting Director), Patricia Albjerg Graham, Marion Kilson, Mary Baughman Anderson (Acting Director), and Margaret McKenna.