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FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesSub-Fonds Identifier: BER -2
Overview: Papers from the Palazzo Pitti office of the American Committee to Rescue Italian Art (CRIA), founded to restore cultural heritage damaged by the 1966 Florentine flood, include correspondence, reports, invoices, and photographs related to the organization’s activities.
FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesSub-Fonds Identifier: BER -3
Overview: Papers from the I Tatti office of the American Committee to Rescue Italian Art (CRIA), founded to restore cultural heritage damaged by the 1966 Florentine flood, include correspondence, reports, and photographs related to the organization's activities.
Overview: Earl H. Barber was a public utility engineer who specialized in gas and electric rates.Includes work notes, correspondence, reports, and articles, largely relating to a number of Massachusetts towns and cities whose gas and light companies Barber investigated.
Overview: The Richard J. Friary collection of Woodward Research Institute materials document Friary’s association with the Woodward Research Institute and Harvard physicist Robert Burns Woodward in the early 1970s. Friary is a synthetic organic and medicinal chemist who has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than thirty years.
FOUND IN: Peabody Museum ArchivesCollection Identifier: 995-3
Overview: George Grant MacCurdy (GGM) was an American anthropologist. He and Janet MacCurdy founded the American School of Prehistoric Research (ASPR) in 1921, which published Bulletins from 1926 onward, and became the Department of Old World Archaeology at the Peabody Museum as per his bequest in 1954. The records include correspondence; original artwork; postcards; sketch books; travel notebooks; biographical...
Overview: The Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond document the founding, growth, and scientific research of the Harvard College Observatory primarily from 1840 to 1859. Also chronicled is the Observatory’s participation in advances made in astronomy, stellar photography, meteorology, continental exploration, and technological improvements in astronomical instruments in the early nineteenth century. William Cranch Bond (1789-1859), American astronomer and instrument...
Overview: The Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory was operated by the University from 1941 to 1949 under contract to the National Defense Research Committee/Office of Scientific Research and Development. Research at the Lab focused on the improvement of equipment for the detection of underwater sound and the design of new equipment. The records document experiments, apparatus, and Lab administration. Topics include underwater acoustics and sonar.
Overview: Business records, correspondence, and photographs of 19th century railroad and electrical industry financier Henry Villard (1835-1900)
Overview: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports to the head office of the Bank of China, cables, and some bank records.