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Papers of Francis Ellingwood Abbot, 1841-1904.

Collection Identifier: HUG 1101
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.

Erich Segal collection compiled by the Ackerman family

Collection Identifier: HUM 168
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...

Thomas R. Adams collection of Harvard student strike memorabilia

Collection Identifier: HUM 366
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...

Records of Adelphoi Theologia and The Society for Religious Improvement

Collection Identifier: HUD 3120
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.

Records of the Aesculapian Club

Collection Identifier: HUD 3124
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.

Papers of Lars Valerian Ahlfors, 1929-1987

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 150
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.

Papers of Robert G. Albion

Collection Identifier: HUG 4117
Scope and Contents: Contains recorded lectures on world history; Albion's vita; and Stuart. Sprague's student notes, 1962, for course taught by Albion, five sound recordings.

Papers of Gordon W. Allport

Collection Identifier: HUG 4118
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.

Records of American Defense, Harvard Group, 1940-1945.

Collection Identifier: HUD 3139
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...

Records of the American Student Defense League, Harvard Chapter, 1940-1941.

Collection Identifier: HUD 3140
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.