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FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection 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.
Scope and Content: The Harris collection is divided into three series: Correspondence, Botanical Lectures, and Notebooks.Correspondence consists of about 20 letters to Harris which were bundled by subject, some with notes pertaining to subject -- general botanical, hemp, Lycopsis virginica and Myosotis arvensis, soybeans, squashes and entomology. Subject headings are not in Harris’s handwriting. There are also 6 letters which were found among Harris’s lecture notes and moved to this series....