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Overview: Articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, membership records, photographs, audiovisual material, etc. of the Junior League of Boston, an educational and charitable organization.
Overview: The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1738-1955 (inclusive), 1778-1837 (bulk), contain correspondence to Waterhouse from Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Edward Jenner, Sylvanus Fansher, Peter Oliver, and others, frequently about smallpox vaccination; copies of Waterhouse's outgoing correspondence; manuscripts containing notes for lectures he delivered at Harvard Medical School and other places; his writings on medicine and botany; and some correspondence and manuscripts pertaining...
Overview: The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1797-1829 (inclusive), consist of Waterhouse's (1754-1846) letters to colleagues, including Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), concerning smallpox inoculation and other medical topics. There are also copies of manuscript letters to the Harvard Corporation in which Waterhouse defends himself against allegations he was working against the interests of Harvard Medical School.
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006MT-212
Summary: Includes a family bible recording the children of Junius Brutus Booth II; two printed copies of the Book of Common Prayer inscribed by Junius Brutus Booth II to family members, 1877; and a marriage certificate of son Sydney Barton Booth to Minnie Elizabeth Snyder, 1904.
Overview: A collection of seventeenth century to twentieth century business instruments such as accounts receivable, bills, checks, notes, stock certificates, warranties, and samples of business letterhead.
Overview: The Jacob Bigelow papers, 1770-1879 (inclusive), 1800-1879 (bulk), contain correspondence with Jacob Bigelow's (1786-1879) colleagues concerning botanical specimens, publication of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States from 1820 to 1831, and general medical matters. There is also correspondence with his family, including his parents, siblings, and his son, physician Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890).
Overview: The John Denison Hartshorn papers, 1754-1786 (inclusive), undated, contain medical notes and patient cases recorded by John Denison Hartshorn (1736-1756) while he was apprenticed to Boston physician and apothecary shop owner Silvester Gardiner (1708-1786), in addition to poetry written by Hartshorn. There is also some correspondence and papers of other physicians and associates of Hartshorn and Gardiner.
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, appointment books, lecture notes, manuscript drafts, photographs, audiotapes, and phonograph records of historian Barbara Miller Solomon, lecturer at Harvard College and dean of Radcliffe and Harvard Colleges.
Overview: Papers of Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, author, lecturer, suffragist, and traveler.