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Papers of James Winthrop

Collection Identifier: HUM 69
Overview: James Winthrop (1752-1821), son of famous colonial scientist John Winthrop, served as Butler and Librarian of Harvard College, Justice of the Peace of Middlesex County, Register of Probate, and Judge in the Court of Common Pleas, among other roles. This small collection contains a notebook on logarithms he created as a student at Harvard around 1765, a journal created after his death to record the division of books he bequeathed to Thaddeus Mason Harris and Harriet H. Peck, a notebook he kept...

Papers of James Winthrop related to the Harvard College Library

Collection Identifier: UAIII 50.27.72
Overview: This collection contains a small assortment of thirteen administrative records related to the Harvard College Library and its management by the College Librarian, dating from 1780 to 1801. The documents consist of two letters concerning book donations to the College Library from Francis Dana and Robert Bell; five documents concerning library staff appointments and payment for service; and six documents related to book borrowing, book binding, and the arrangement of volumes. The records are...