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Overview: This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives and photomechanical prints depicting the interiors of Harvard Medical School buildings.
Overview: The Marshall Phrenological Collection, 1870s-1958, contains a small amount of records of the British Phrenological Society assembled by James Marshall, a former president of the society. The collection also includes additional writings, notes, correspondence, and charts about phrenology.
Overview: The Nahum Capen papers, 1783-1885 (inclusive), 1826-1885 (bulk), consist chiefly of letters addressed to Capen and to the firm of Marsh, Capen, and Lyon, requesting information on or discussing phrenology; concerning establishment and meetings of phrenological societies in Boston and elsewhere; and other professional matters. Also includes social invitations, letters of transmittal and recommendation, documents from phrenological societies, and Capen’s collection of autograph letters.
Overview: Diaries, commonplace books, and correspondence of the Byram, Gay, Swanton, and Worcester families of Maine and Massachusetts.
Content Description: Two manuscript character readings conducted by T. M. Downes, Esq: "The Phrenological Development of the Revd H. Pigott" and "The Phrenological Development of Mrs. H. Pigott."