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Additional records of the Junior League of Boston, ca.1907-2010

Collection Identifier: MC 787; T-499; Vt-269; DVD-116
Overview:

Articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, membership records, photographs, audiovisual material, etc. of the Junior League of Boston, an educational and charitable organization.

Benjamin Waterhouse papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c16
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...

Benjamin Waterhouse papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c10
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.

Booth family papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — 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.

Business instruments collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:1406 1600-1969 B979
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.

Jacob Bigelow papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c25
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).

John Denison Hartshorn papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c50
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.

Papers of Barbara Miller Solomon, 1888-1995 (inclusive), 1940-1992 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 687; T-467; Phon 60
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.

Papers of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1900-1961

Collection Identifier: A-146; M-92
Overview:

Correspondence, speeches, etc., of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, educator and founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute in Sedalia, North Carolina.

Papers of Elizabeth W. Wilson, 1886-1975

Collection Identifier: SC 32
Overview:

Scrapbooks, correspondence, articles, photographs, etc., of Elizabeth Webb Wilson, Radcliffe College Class of 1920.

Papers of Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, 1877-1988 (inclusive), 1915-1970 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 562
Overview:

Papers of Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, author, lecturer, suffragist, and traveler.

Samuel Bancroft Barlow papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c85
Overview:

The Samuel Bancroft Barlow papers, 1798-1876, consist of letters from other Barlows concerning the family's genealogy, research notes and manuscript family histories by Barlow, and printed circulars and certificates from medical institutions and societies and the Massachusetts Militia. There are also letters from colleagues and associates including physicians Eli Ives (1779-1861), Joseph F. Jewett (1788-1859), and Vincent Holcombe, and a small amount of legal documents.

Joseph Vera collection of Harvard memorabilia

Collection Identifier: HUM 321
Overview: This collection documents Joseph Vera’s association with the Harvard fencing team, the Harvard Glee Club, his participation in Class of 1950 reunions, and his attendance at athletic events including Harvard football games. Joseph Sequeira Vera (1928-2018), a lawyer, received an AB from Harvard University (1950), a Juris Doctor from Boston University (1953), and a Master of Laws from Georgetown University (1955). He practiced law in New Bedford, Massachusetts from 1954-1970 before accepting...

Waterhouse family papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c17
Overview:

Waterhouse family papers, 1780-1894 (inclusive), 1811-1818 (bulk) principally consist of the correspondence of Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) and John Fothergill Waterhouse (1791-1817) with family members. Also included are medical, subject, and lecture notes; writings; a journal; and a biography of Benjamin Waterhouse.

William Hamilton Tyler papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c51
Overview:

The William Hamilton Tyler Hamilton papers, 1799-1927, consist of a handwritten copy of his memoirs, a student notebook from his medical courses at Columbia College, volumes of notes on medicine, botany, surveying, and copied verses, and certificates related to Tyler's study and practice of medicine. Also included are letters from the Tuttle Company to the Boston Medical Library about purchasing the collection.