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Edward W. Wagner personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 243
Overview: Edward Willett Wagner (1924-2001) was Professor of Korean Studies at Harvard for thirty-five years and was a pioneer in the study of Korean history in the United States. A specialist in pre-modern Korean history, Wagner's research centered on the study of the elite structure of Korea’s Yi (Chosŏn) dynasty. The Edward W. Wagner personal archive documents Wagner’s academic and professional career as a teacher, writer, and historian and highlights his role as an authority on the history and...

Warren Sonbert Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00027
Overview: This collection contains the completed films, work reels, filmmaking equipment, and papers of experimental filmmaker Warren Sonbert (1947-1995), a key figure of American avant-garde cinema. In addition to preservation masters of all of Sonbert’s completed 16mm films, the collection features 26 of his original work reels. The collection’s paper holdings include Sonbert’s personal correspondence; materials relating to the exhibition of Sonbert’s work; Sonbert’s own writings as a critic and...

William Heberden papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c24
Overview: The William Heberden papers, 1740-1786 (inclusive), contain manuscripts by English physician William Heberden (1710-1801) about the use of amulets and magic in medicine, a lecture on the medicinal uses of plants, and notes and prescriptions. Also includes correspondence addressed to Heberden from Stephen Hales (1677-1761), who reports his successful use of ventilators on ships and discusses the evils of strong liquor; a few letters of others concerning cure for bladder stones; obituaries; and a...