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Overview: Francis Ellingwood Abbot (1836-1903), was a Unitarian minister and a radical religious philosopher. Abbot founded the Free Religious Association (1867), was editor of the weekly publication The Index (1870-1880), and organizer and President of the National Liberal League. He earned an A.B. at Harvard University in 1855 and a Ph.D and A.M. in 1881. Abbot taught philosophy briefly at Harvard University in 1887.
Overview: Erich Segal, author, playwright, and professor, was born on June 16, 1937; he received his Harvard AB in 1958, his AM in 1959, and his PhD in 1965. Best known as the author of the novel Love Story, Segal also wrote nonfiction in his field of the classics and screenplays. Assembled by A. Bernard Ackerman, his brother, James L. Ackerman, and their mother, Elizabeth Ackerman, the collection documents Erich Segal's personal and professional life and his close relationship...
Overview: Thomas R. Adams graduated from Harvard Law School in 1969 who was a third-year law student at the time of the Harvard student strike; he was appointed by dean Derek Bok to act as a law school student representative to a faculty committee dealing with the strike. The collection documents the 1969 strike from the perspective of the students and alumni, particularly from the Law School, with issues of the Crimson, flyers, and other publications; and the perspective of...
Overview: Adelphoi Theologia was founded on November 10, 1785 by six members of the Harvard College Class of 1786. As of November 4, 1835, the group changed its name to The Society for Religious Improvement. The records document the history and activities of this religious society.
Overview: The Aesculapian Club was founded as a student and alumni medical club in 1902 to promote an active and permanent interest in the affairs of the Harvard Medical School. The records document the history and activities of this society.
Overview: Lars Valerian Ahlfors (1907-1996), Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University (1935-1938, 1946-1977) was an internationally known theoretician and teacher. These papers document his scientific research in the field of mathematics.
Overview: The Papers of Gordon W. Allport chiefly consists of Allport's personal correspondence dating from 1930 to 1967. The collection also contains his teaching materials including lectures and addresses, publications, correspondence and outlines; research notes and data relating to psychology and religion; and bibliographic and autobiographical material.
Overview: American Defense, Harvard Group was organized by a small group of Harvard faculty members to alert Americans to the dangers posed by the Axis powers after the fall of France in June, 1940 and to marshal aid to American allies in Europe and Asia. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the Group helped mobilize support for America's war effort. The records are organized in the following series: Reports, Records of officers, Committee files, American Defense, Harvard Group News...
Overview: The American Student Defense League was established as a national organization by Harvard students to support Great Britain against Nazi Germany and its allies during World War II. The records are organized in three series: The Constitution of the American Student Defense League, Harvard Chapter, General Information and Ephemera, and Business Records.