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Collection of Edward Holyoke materials

Collection Identifier: HUM 312
Overview: Edward Holyoke (1689-1769) was the ninth president of Harvard College, serving for thirty-two years from 1737 to 1769. This artificial collection, dated 1721-circa 1780s, consists of an astronomy notebook and sermons written by Holyoke, a drinking tube fashioned from his watch case, a letter to Holyoke from his friend Benjamin Dearborn, and a letter to a proprietor of the Second Church of Marblehead, Massachusetts, from Overseer William Dudley related to Holyoke’s election as president of...

Conrad Louis Benoni Shuddemagen mathematical and physics lecture notebooks

Collection Identifier: HUM 167
Overview: Conrad L.B. Shudeman, physicist and philosopher, born Conrad Louis Benoni Shuddemagen, earned his SB (1902) and SM (1904) at the University of Texas. After completing his PhD at Harvard (1908), Shudeman accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Texas, serving as a physics instructor until 1910. The collection contains mathematical and physics notebooks kept by Shudeman while a PhD student at Harvard University from 1904 to 1908. The notebooks offer an overview of Shudeman’s academic...

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...

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 at...

Gordon B. Wellman student notebooks

Collection Identifier: HUM 274
Overview: The collection consists of ten student notebooks kept by Gordon B. Wellman (AB 1910) while a student at Harvard College (1906-1910), New College at the University of Edinburgh (1910-1911), at the Andover Theological Seminary (1914-1916) and the Harvard Divinity School (1916-1918). The notebooks reveal the work completed by Wellman during years as an undergraduate and graduate student on subjects related to history, economics, philosophy, religion, and theology. Also included is a copy of...

Henry Edwards Scott personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 319
Overview: This collection chiefly chronicles Henry Edwards Scott, Jr. (1900-1990) studies in the fields of chemistry, engineering sciences, English, mathematics, physics, and music at Harvard University primarily from 1918 to 1922, and his participation in student organizations including the Pi Eta Club and the Harvard Glee Club. A drawing and a commercial advertisement demonstrate Scott’s career as an artist.

Papers of Edwin Crawford Kemble, 1913-1983

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 72
Overview: The Papers of Edwin Crawford Kemble (1889-1984) document the professional activities of Kemble, an American physicist and professor at Harvard University.