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Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers,

Collection Identifier: B MS c14
Overview: The Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers, 1799-1828 (inclusive), undated, consist primarily of correspondence from Ezekiel Dodge Cushing (1790-1828), a Boston physician, to his parents, Mehetable and Nathaniel Cushing, and his sister Mehetable, regarding his studies at Harvard College and Dartmouth Medical School, his medical practice, family matters, and politics. It also contains legal and financial documents including Cushing's Harvard quarter bills, and documents related to his estate. There is...

Henry Bromfield Pearson letters to his parents

Collection Identifier: HUD 815.69
Overview: Henry Bromfield Pearson (1795-1867), a lawyer who practiced in Philadelphia and Boston, was the son of Eliphalet Pearson, Harvard’s second Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages from 1786 to 1806, the College’s interim President from 1804 to 1806, and a member of the Harvard Corporation. After beginning his studies at Yale College as a member of the Class of 1815, Pearson entered Harvard College as a senior in 1815 and graduated with an A.B in 1816. All letters in this...

Papers of Eliphalet Pearson

Collection Identifier: HUM 79
Overview: Eliphalet Pearson (1752-1826) was a graduate of the Harvard Class of 1773, the second Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages at Harvard from 1786 until 1806, a member of the Harvard Corporation from 1800 to 1806, and the College's interim President from 1804 to 1806. The papers of Eliphalet Pearson contain materials he created over more than a half century as a student, educator, and administrator. The collection contains Pearson's student work, an account book kept of his...

Records compiled by Eliphalet Pearson relating to the election of Henry Ware as Hollis Professor of Divinity, 1804-1808 and undated.

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.955
Overview: This collection documents the involvement of Eliphalet Pearson, Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages and the College's interim President from 1804 to 1806, in the selection of the Hollis Professor of Divinity in 1805 at Harvard. Correspondence from New England ministers supports Pearson's desire to elect an orthodox Calvinist as Hollis Professor of Divinity, a narrative written by Pearson defends the selection of a Calvinist as Divinity Professor, and nomination slips and...