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Douglas J. Dawson personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 330
Overview: Douglas J. Dawson was a member of the Harvard College Class of 1970, and he received his AB in March 1971. The collection contains Dawson's Harvard course notes, essays, syllabi, and reading lists, Harvard admissions and financial aid materials, flyers and other political ephemera from the 1969 Harvard student strike and anti-Vietnam War protests, and several Harvard publications, all of which document Dawson's academic and political activities as an undergraduate student at Harvard.

Benjamin Peirce personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUG 1680
Overview: Benjamin Peirce (1778-1831), a Harvard historian and librarian, was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He earned his AB from Harvard in 1801, and was a merchant and state legislator prior to his appointment as college librarian in 1826. This collection contains personal correspondence, student papers, political writings, and manuscripts, notes, and letters relating to Peirce's work on the history of Harvard University, dated 1787-1832.