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Overview: This collection consists of records maintained by brothers Albert Smith (1763-1823) and Thomas Smith (born 1775), merchants and shipmasters in Hanover, Massachusetts, related to voyages of cargo ships, from 1773 to 1814. The collection also contains legal documents, mainly related to Albert Smith's service as a justice of the peace, and personal and professional correspondence.
Overview: The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.
Overview: The Albigence Waldo papers, 1768-1793 (inclusive), undated, contain correspondence from doctors and patients regarding cases Albigence Waldo (1750-1794) was treating; a manuscript describing his service in the American Revolutionary War; medical observations, prescriptions, and student notes; and medical bills.
Overview: Letters from Alger Hiss to his family written during his 1951-1954 prison sentence, and letters written to Hiss from his family and others.
Overview: The American Academy of Dental Science records reflect the work and administration of the Academy, founded 1867 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a professional organization for dentists. Records include correspondence, member photographs, membership ledgers, and minute books including notes from meetings through the nineteenth century into the 1960s.
Overview: This collection consist of accounts, correspondence, and legal papers of Andrew Clow & Co., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, primarily with Alexandria, Virginia, merchants William Wilson & Co., dated from 1790 to 1799. Andrew Clow & Co. sued William Wilson & Co. over money owed the firm for sale of stock on behalf of William Wilson & Co., and the collection includes correspondence and documents related to the suit. There is also a small amount of correspondence and accounts...
Beauvais, Jeanne, Collector. Scores, correspondence and other materials, c. 1943 - 1988: A Finding Aid.
FOUND IN: Loeb Music LibraryCollection Identifier: Ms. Coll. 127
Overview: The collection includes autographed letters, photographs and theatrical ephemera associated with her career. The bulk of the collection consists of print and manuscript scores by composers Virgil Thomson, Ned Rorem, Leonard Bernstein, Theodore Chanler and others; many of these are personally inscribed.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUG 1680
Overview: Benjamin Peirce (1778-1831), a Harvard historian and librarian, was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He earned his AB from Harvard in 1801, and was a merchant and state legislator prior to his appointment as college librarian in 1826. This collection contains personal correspondence, student papers, political writings, and manuscripts, notes, and letters relating to Peirce's work on the history of Harvard University, dated 1787-1832.
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 Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1797-1829 (inclusive), consist of Waterhouse's (1754-1846) letters to colleagues, including Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), concerning smallpox inoculation and other medical topics. There are also copies of manuscript letters to the Harvard Corporation in which Waterhouse defends himself against allegations he was working against the interests of Harvard Medical School.