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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.

Caleb Fiske Harris correspondence and receipts

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Volume: 1Identifier: MS Am 3070

Dun and Bradstreet archives and manuscript library collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:791 1767-1950 D897
Scope and Contents: The Dun and Bradstreet archives and manuscript library collection is an artificial collection compiled by the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation business library. The collection consists of business records, legal records, personal papers, and newspapers compiled from various companies, individuals, and legislative bodies across the United States, spanning from 1767 to 1950. Materials heavily represent the New York and New Jersey region. Business records, which contain the bulk of the...

Charles W. Eliot personal expense records

Collection Identifier: HUM 309
Overview: Charles William Eliot (1834-1926), educator and leader in public affairs, was president of Harvard University from 1869 to 1909. The records in this collection including bills, receipts, and canceled checks, document the personal expenses of Eliot from 1857 to 1923. Correspondence and accompanying records chronicle Eliot’s purchase of land in Mount Desert Island in Maine for the construction of his family’s summer home. Additional bills and receipts document Harvard College related...

Hall Jackson papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c14
Overview:

The Hall Jackson papers, 1771-1810 (inclusive), undated, principally consist of correspondence from Hall Jackson (1739-1797) between 1771 and 1790 to his patients and other physicians regarding medical cases and remedies. There is also a small number of nineteenth century records generated by Dr. William Perry (1788-1887), a Harvard College and Harvard Medical School graduate who was in possession of the Jackson papers.

Thaddeus Mason Harris personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUG 1445
Overview:

Thaddeus Mason Harris (1768-1842) was a Harvard librarian, Unitarian minister, and author in Boston. This collection contains correspondence, sermons, and commonplace books of Harris, dated 1746-1846.

Corporation papers, 1st series, supplements to the Harvard College Papers, Volumes 1 and 2

Collection Identifier: UAI 5.110
Overview: At a special meeting of the Harvard Corporation on February 6, 1850, the President and Fellows voted to have all manuscript papers related to the history of the College and College affairs identified, arranged, and bound. The first series of the Harvard College Papers comprises eleven volumes of historical and administrative records dating back as early as the mid-1600s arranged in chronological order. Papers that were accidentally overlooked, or newly discovered or received, were added...

Corporation papers, 1st series, supplements to the Harvard College Papers, Volumes 3-7

Collection Identifier: UAI 5.115
Overview: At a special meeting of the Harvard Corporation on February 6, 1850, the President and Fellows voted to have all manuscript papers related to the history of the College and College affairs identified, arranged, and bound. The first series of the Harvard College Papers comprises eleven volumes of historical and administrative records dating back as early as the mid-1600s arranged in chronological order. Papers that were accidentally overlooked, or newly discovered or received, were added...

Karl G. Heider papers on New Guinea

Collection Identifier: 2011.22.1
Overview: Karl Heider was a member of the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea, spending an additional twenty-one months observing the Dani people on his own after the other members had departed. The purpose of the expedition and Heider’s work was to holistically capture the lives of the Dani people before the changes of the modern era began to infiltrate their preliterate, “Stone Age” culture. The records include field notebooks, tape...

Papers of Ellis Gray Loring, 1809-1949

Collection Identifier: A-160
Overview:

Correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, etc., of Ellis Gray Loring, lawyer and abolitionist, from Boston, Massachusetts.

Records of the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company, 1776-ca.1985 (inclusive), 1859-1968 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 181: M-79: T-174
Overview:

Correspondence, financial records, pharmacological studies, advertising copy, etc., of the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company.

Recipes for Cures and Cookers, 1802-1826

Collection Identifier: A/R297
Overview:

Handwritten volume containing cures and recipes apparently kept by W. Walker of Manor House, Hayes-Middlesex, England.

Records of the New England Women's Club, 1843-1971

Collection Identifier: MC 178: M-145
Overview:

Minutes, correspondence, reports, etc., of the New England Women's Club, one of the oldest women's clubs in the United States.

Simeon Wood papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Volume: 1Identifier: 93M-92
Summary:

Includes a math book, receipts, and a commonplace book.

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;...