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Edward Holmes was Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr’s nephew. The Edward J. Holmes collection of materials relating to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and his family consists of correspondence, estate matters, and various family documents.
The Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Addenda consists of items regarding Holmes’s life, family, and work, which were donated to the library by various parties after the primary collection of his papers was made available to the public. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks and diaries, clippings, reprints, and family papers dating to the mid-nineteenth century.
Benjamin Wadsworth (1750-1826), a Danvers, Massachusetts, minister, was born on July 18, 1750, in Milton. He graduated from Harvard College with an AB in 1769 and received an AM in 1772. This collection consists of an estate document and deed of his father, Benjamin Wadsworth (1707-1771), as well as a wooden box cover with an engraving of Harvard Hall and surrounding buildings, dated 1765-1775.