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Admission lists

Collection Identifier: UAIII 15.5.1
Overview: This collection contains handwritten lists of Harvard freshmen entering the College in the years 1743-1753, 1758, and 1760-1764 which correspond to the Harvard Classes of 1747-1757, 1762, and 1764-1768. The admission lists provide the first documentary evidence of a student's life at Harvard and were presumably created in the early days of the fall semester.

Early Faculty minutes, 1725-1806

Collection Identifier: UAIII 5.5
Overview: This collection contains the official minutes of Harvard University Faculty meetings held from 1725 to 1806, as well as "waste books" (volumes containing notes taken at the meetings which were later edited and augmented to create the official minutes) and other unofficial minutes taken in 1760 and from 1771 to 1800. These early minutes predate the existence of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (established in 1890) and were taken at meetings of what was then simply called "the Faculty," which...

Harvard University. Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Harvard College, Radcliffe College, and Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences student records on microfilm

Sub-Group Identifier: UAIII 15.75.14
Overview: Negative microfilm copies of student record cards for Harvard College, Radcliffe College, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Suggestions for Harvard commencement and exhibition parts

Collection Identifier: UAI 20.790
Overview: In the mid 1700s, Harvard administrators began incorporating English oratory into an undergraduate curriculum traditionally focused on Latin and Greek. To reflect the expanded emphasis on oratory, upperclassmen participated in English debates, dialogues, and orations on Commencement Day and in public exhibitions using subjects and questions provided by the Harvard Faculty. This collection contains handwritten questions and subjects suggested by the Harvard Faculty primarily in the 1810s and...