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Abraham Myerson papers and family research records

Collection Identifier: H MS c425
Overview:

The Abraham Myerson papers and family research records, 1908-2013 (inclusive), 1921-1974 (bulk), are primarily the product of Abraham Myerson’s professional, research, and publishing activities over the course of his career as a neurologist, practicing psychiatrist, and author in Boston, Massachusetts. The papers are arranged in two series: I. Abraham Myerson Papers, 1908-2013, undated; and II. Family Research Records, 1925-2013.

Alekseĭ Remizov letters to Boris Ottokar Ungebaun with related papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Russ 143
Overview:

Alekseĭ Remizov correspondence, drawings, illustrations, calligraphy, and letters.

American Academy of Dental Science records

Collection Identifier: H MS c512
Overview:

The American Academy of Dental Science records reflect the work and administration of the Academy, founded 1867 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a professional organization for dentists. Records include correspondence, member photographs, membership ledgers, and minute books including notes from meetings through the nineteenth century into the 1960s.

Benjamin Tanner Johnson papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:831 1900-1976 J66
Overview:

Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.

Helen L. Brooks collection relating to the Harvard University Underwater Sound Laboratory and the Harvard University Division of Engineering and Applied Physics Wives Committee

Collection Identifier: HUM 315
Overview: Helen Lathrop Brooks (1917- ) worked as an editorial secretary at the Harvard University Underwater Sound Laboratory from March 1942 to July 1945. In 1958, Brooks founded and chaired the Division of Engineering and Applied Physics Wives Committee, which served as a social organization for the department's faculty members and their wives until 1977, when the group formally disbanded. The collection contains photographs of the Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory, as well as employee rosters...

Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937 : photographs

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Russ 146
Overview:

Photographs of the of the Dewey Commission taken by Ruth Ageloff Poulos.

David Dickinson Potter papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c542
Overview: The David Dickinson Potter papers, 1859-2014 (inclusive), 1958-2014 (bulk) consist of papers, as well as some electronic media, film, slides, photographs, and photographic negatives, produced as a result of Potter’s professional activities as a neurobiologist and teacher in the Harvard Medical School Department of Neurobiology, and from his work as a mentor and advocate for underrepresented students at Harvard Medical School. The collection also includes records from Potter’s work...

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.

Franz von Lichtenberg papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c402
Overview:

Consists of records created and collected by Franz von Lichtenberg during his work as a pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and as a parasitic disease specialist focusing on schistosomiasis. Papers include correspondence, writings, publications, and research records.

Harry Chick collection of railroad photographs and ephemera

Collection Identifier: Vis 27
Overview:

The Harry Chick collection of railroad photographs and ephemera contains postcards, photographs, stereographs and ephemera pertaining to locomotives and railroads. The materials were collected by railroad enthusiast Harry Chick.

Joseph E. Murray papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c113
Overview:

The Joseph E. Murray papers, 1919-2011 (inclusive), are the product of Murray's activities as a plastic surgeon, transplant surgeon, laboratory director, author, and Harvard Medical School alumnus.

Fotis C. Kafatos personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 287
Overview: Fotis C. Kafatos (1940-2017) was professor of Biology at Harvard University (1969-1994) and chair of the Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology (1978-1981). The Fotis C. Kafatos personal archive chiefly contains Kafatos’s class notes taken while he was a student at Cornell University (1958-1961) and Harvard University (1961-1963) primarily in the fields of biology and zoology, and his Harvard University lecture notes from 1965 to 1990 that he used in his biology classes. Also...

Kahn's Department Store photographs and ephemera

Collection Identifier: Vis 22
Overview:

Photographs, ephemera, brochures and artwork collected and prepared by J. Ullman Stewart, director of display department at Kahn's Department Store of Oakland, California, 1926-1954.

L. Vernon Briggs papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c162
Overview: The collection reflects the professional work and the personal interests of psychiatrist and reformer Lloyd Vernon Briggs. As well as being a practicing psychiatrist, Briggs was an advocate for the reform of the asylum system in Massachusetts. He worked on reforms of the procedures for the committal of patients and the confinement of those suspected to be mentally ill, and he advocated requiring formal training for both attending physicians and attendants in psychiatric institutions. Briggs...

Lew Dockstader minstrel photograph collection

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 1854
Overview:

Includes photographs of Lew Dockstader's minstrels.

Frank A. Loda personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 286
Abstract: Frank Aloysius Loda, Jr., (born 1934), physician and professor, received his AB (1956) from Harvard University and his MD (1960) from Vanderbilt University (four years in medical school and one year as an intern in pediatrics). The collection contains approximately 550 letters and postcards from Loda to his family in Texarkana, Arkansas. The letters and postcards document Loda’s experiences as an undergraduate student at Harvard University from 1952 to 1956, and his post-graduate studies...

Marian Cabot Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c303
Overview: The Marian Cabot Putnam papers reflect Putnam’s family history, work as the director of the James Jackson Putnam Children’s Center, and her wider interest in the issues of child development and child psychiatry. The collection is divided into four series: I. Personal Papers, 1908-1977; II. James Jackson Putnam Children’s Center Correspondence and Documentation, 1938-1978; III. Correspondence and Drafts from Nathan G. Hale, Jr., 1877-1970; and IV. Pamphlets and Reprints, 1891-1972. Records...

Mark L. Rosenberg papers, 1966-2017 (inclusive)

Collection Identifier: H MS c483
Overview:

The Mark L. Rosenberg papers, 1966-2017, are the product of Rosenberg's activities as a leader of global health and public health organizations.

Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses student photograph album Digital

Item Identifier: H MS c438
Scope and Contents:

Consists of one photograph album depicting Massachusetts General Hospital nursing students and doctors in hospital and leisure settings. Photographs are snapshots likely taken by the album's creator. Images are labels with a mixture of proper names, nicknames, and commentary; several pages are embellished with ink sketches. One photograph labeled "The Seniors" indicates that the album was created by a student at the Massachusetts General Hospital Training School for Nurses.

Margaret Mayall personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 294
Overview: Margaret Walton Mayall (1902-1995) was an American astronomer. After receiving her MA from Radcliffe College in 1928, she began working at the Harvard College Observatory. This collection contains 35 black and white photographs, which depict the Harvard College Observatory staff camping in southeastern Maine to watch the total solar eclipse on August 31, 1932. Also includes Mayall’s 1957 G. Bruce Blair Award and a copy of Mayall’s 1970 Manual for Observing Variable...

Pacific Steam Whaling Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:282 1893-1908 L439
Overview:

The Pacific Steam Whaling Company records include log books, photographs and ephemera associated with the Arctic whaling voyages of Captain George Baker Leavitt, 1893-1908.

Roberto Papini papers

Fonds Identifier: BER -9
Scope and Content: The bulk of the collection regards Roberto Papini (RP) and consists of personal papers. A great portion of the material relates to his activity as an architectural historian and as professor at the University of Architecture in Florence. The other significant part of the collection consists of Papini's correspondence. Arranged alphabetically by sender, these records reflect the wide range of relationships Papini maintained with architects and artists during the Fascist period and the...

Paul Charles Zamecnik papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c352
Overview: The Paul Charles Zamecnik papers, 1910-2013 (inclusive), 1931-2009 (bulk) are the product of Zamecnik's research, writing, publishing, teaching, administrative, and professional activities throughout his career. The materials result from Zamecnik's work at Harvard Medical School, the Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Hybridon, Inc., and ZATA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., as well as a brief period working at the...

Polaroid Corporation records, series XI: Photographs of Polaroid consultant photographers

Collection Identifier: Mss:658 1905-2005 P762 XI
Scope and Contents: The photographs of Polaroid consultant photographers document the company's practice of employing fine art photographers to test and critique their products beginning in 1950 and ending about 1972. The collection consists of photographs taken by ten photographers who consulted for Polaroid and were part of the original loosely structured program: Paul Caponigro, Walter Chappell, William (Bill) Clift, Marie Cosindas, Nicholas (Nick) Dean, Gerry Sharpe, Brett Weston, Don Worth, Ann Bell Robb,...

Polaroid Corporation records, series IV: Photographs and correspondence of Polaroid consultant photographer Ansel Adams

Collection Identifier: Mss:658 1905-2005 P762 IV
Scope and Contents: Renowned landscape photographer Ansel Easton Adams was born in San Francisco, California, in 1902. During the course of the 1930s and 1940s, Adams produced some of his best-known works such as "The Golden Gate Before the Bridge" (1932) and "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" (1941), developed close relationships with prominent figures in photography circles such as Edward Weston, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, and Charles Sheeler, and became a respected advocate for environmental conservation as...