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Financial records of the Board of Visitors of the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.1003
Overview: The Financial records of the Board of Visitors of the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History offer a glimpse into the financial management of the Professorship and Botanic Garden from 1805 to 1814. The records include account statements for William Dandridge Peck documenting the expenses he incurred traveling in Europe from 1805 to 1808, bills and receipts, orders to pay from the Board of Visitors to the treasurer of Harvard College, promissory notes, stock account statements, and a...

Records relating to the philosophical apparatus of the Hollis Professorship of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy and the Records of the Board of Visitors of the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.960
Overview: The Records relating to the philosophical apparatus of the Hollis Professorship of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy and the Records of the Board of Visitors of the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History at Harvard were compiled and pasted into a single volume at an undetermined date. Inventories, invoices, letters, copies of votes extracted from Board of Visitors meeting minutes, and other financial records in this collection document the acquisition and maintenance of the...

Subscription records for the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.997
Overview: The Subscription records for the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History contain subscription papers and lists, receipts, and letters documenting the fund raising efforts of the founders of the Professorship and Botanic Garden at Harvard University from 1802 to 1813. The records contain the names of donors and their individual contributions.