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Overview: The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1738-1955 (inclusive), 1778-1837 (bulk), contain correspondence to Waterhouse from Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Edward Jenner, Sylvanus Fansher, Peter Oliver, and others, frequently about smallpox vaccination; copies of Waterhouse's outgoing correspondence; manuscripts containing notes for lectures he delivered at Harvard Medical School and other places; his writings on medicine and botany; and some correspondence and manuscripts pertaining...
Overview: The Jacob Bigelow papers, 1770-1879 (inclusive), 1800-1879 (bulk), contain correspondence with Jacob Bigelow's (1786-1879) colleagues concerning botanical specimens, publication of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States from 1820 to 1831, and general medical matters. There is also correspondence with his family, including his parents, siblings, and his son, physician Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890).
Overview: Official Radcliffe correspondence, reports, minutes, etc., of W.K. (Wilbur Kitchener) Jordan, college administrator, educator, and fourth president of Radcliffe College.
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, etc., of Anna Boynton Thompson, history teacher at Thayer Academy in Braintree, Mass., and her mother Harriot Boynton (Sawyer).
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUGFP 125
Overview: The collection documents both the personal and professional life of Annie Jump Cannon, the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars. It contains diaries, autobiographical writings, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, relating to her life and career.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUGFP 59
Overview: The collection contains a portion of the professional papers of Anthony Gervin Oettinger (1929- ) who teaches applied mathematics and information resources policy at Harvard University. Dr. Oettinger's research interests have expanded to include not only computer science, but the social and political aspects of computers as they relate to communication and information policy.
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, appointment books, lecture notes, manuscript drafts, photographs, audiotapes, and phonograph records of historian Barbara Miller Solomon, lecturer at Harvard College and dean of Radcliffe and Harvard Colleges.