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Papers of Francis Ellingwood Abbot, 1841-1904.

Collection Identifier: HUG 1101

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.

Samuel Abbot business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1754-1819 A122
Overview: Samuel Abbot, son of Mary Phillips and George Abbot (1692-1768), was born on February 25, 1732 in Andover, Massachusetts. At the age of fifteen, Samuel was apprenticed to his cousin, William White, who owned a retail store in Boston. George Abbot paid White almost £50 toward the cost of Samuel’s apprenticeship. After spending the required seven years with his cousin, Samuel opened his own business in Boston in June 1754. The Samuel Abbot business papers consist of 46 volumes of daybooks,...

Abbott family Civil War letters

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 800.26

Letters from three brothers of the Abbott family, sent to members of their family primarily during the American Civil War.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell peace papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 2005-481
Summary: This collection, commonly called the "Peace papers" consists of pamphlets, leaflets, booklets, books, clippings, fliers, a few manuscripts and letters, and other miscellaneous printed materials concerning peace, war, and the organizations supporting international peace. Collection also includes two handwritten card indexes listing some subjects, authors, and titles. References are either to the assigned document number or to another heading. There is a substantial section on the...

Abbott Lawrence papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 1556-1556.1

Private letters and dispatches written and received by Massachusetts congressman Abbott Lawrence while he was serving as envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the U.S. in London.

Abbott Lawrence personal and company correspondence and letterbook

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 3308

Contains loose correspondence and a letterbook relating to Abbott Lawrence, as well as company letters that continue after his death, signed by Lawrence company representatives.

Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 1271-1271.5

Notes and correspondence of American meteorologist Abbott Lawrence Rotch.

Abel Jacobs account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:873 1794-1809 J12
Scope and Contents:

Account book of Thompson, Connecticut, tavernkeeper Abel Jacobs, dated 1794 to 1809, primarily recording credits and debits for board, liquor, food, and transportation he provided. He often accepted labor and services or commodities like salt and sugar as payment.

William J. Abernathy papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 2
Scope and Contents: The William J. Abernathy papers consist of correspondence, subject files, teaching materials, administrative records, speeches, and writings related to his research on the automobile industry. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Abernathy and HBS professors and administrators, colleagues at other academic institutions, and business leaders. The correspondence relates to his research, inquiries about papers he wrote, company board of directors responsibilities and...

Abiel Abbot letters received from others

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Volume: 1Identifier: 84M-33

Abigail Adams collection of Victorian autographs

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: HEW 16.3.16

Autographs of British nobility and ecclesiastical, literary, scientific and artistic figures, assembled by Abigail Adams in 1864 for sale at the New York Metropolitan Fair.

Abner Little Merrill diploma, 1849

Collection — oversize-folder: FF3/15Identifier: H MS c613
Scope and Contents:

Consists of a single item, Abner Little Merrill’s diploma of graduation from Harvard Medical School.

Abner P. Wyman and William T. Wood ledger

Collection Identifier: Mss:871 1835-1849 W881
Scope and Contents:

Ledger kept between 1835 and 1849 by Arlington, Massachusetts blacksmith Abner Palmer Wyman and later his apprentice William Thorning Wood. Entries include purchases for nail sets, horse and oxen shoes, hinges, repairs to ice harvesting equipment, and making ice tongs and hooks.

Papers of Jennifer Abod, 1985

Collection Identifier: A/A154: T-176

Collection consists of printed material about Jennifer Abod and the International Women's Radio Exchange which she founded in 1985 and 1 audiotape entitled, "Hard Times: Cotton Mill Girls."

Abraham Aaron Roback papers

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2518

Papers of Abraham Aaron Roback (1890-1965), the Polish-born, American psychologist, philologist, folklorist, and educator.

Abraham and Hannah Mayer Stone papers

Collection — Box: 01Identifier: H MS c524
Scope and Contents:

Records created and collected by Abraham and Hannah Mayer Stone, including writings, correspondence, events programs, a scrapbook, and photographs reflecting their work related to contraception and family planning.

Abraham Bell and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1831-1844 B433
Scope and Contents:

The collection consists of letters received from Toulmin, Hazard & Company, relating to cotton which Bell and Company sold on consignment.

Abraham Burger account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:778 1849-1860 B954
Scope and Contents:

Account book of Abraham Burger of Ulster County, New York kept between 1849 to 1881. The peddler's records show "first cost", "profits", and "retail price." At the end of the book are some acounts possibly of James M. Reed, Hampton, N.H.

Abraham Howe and Emory Howard account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1793-1808 H855
Scope and Contents: Account book kept by farmer Abraham Howe (born 1776), of Bolton, Massachusetts, from May 1793 to July 1809, and by farmer and shoemaker Emory Howard (born 1812), of Holden, Massachusetts, from March 1842 to December 1873. Abraham Howe’s accounts concern farm labor and other activities for which he hired himself out, including carpentry. Emory Howard's accounts primarily relate to his earnings from shoemaking, although he sold farm produce and hired himself out for day labor as well. There is...

Abraham Myerson papers and family research records

Collection Identifier: H MS c425

The Abraham Myerson papers and family research records, 1908-2013 (inclusive), 1921-1974 (bulk), are primarily the product of Abraham Myerson’s professional, research, and publishing activities over the course of his career as a neurologist, practicing psychiatrist, and author in Boston, Massachusetts. The papers are arranged in two series: I. Abraham Myerson Papers, 1908-2013, undated; and II. Family Research Records, 1925-2013.

Abraham Ortelius correspondence

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Volume: 1Identifier: MS Lat 225

Correspondence of 16th-century geographer Abraham Ortelius and his contemporaries.

Abraham Stone papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c157
Overview: The Abraham Stone papers, 1916-1959 are the product of Stone's activities as Medical Director and later Director of the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau in New York City and as an administrator at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the International Planned Parenthood Federation from the 1940s until his death in 1959. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, teaching notes, lecture notes, and writings resulting from his administrative...

Abraham Walkowitz drawings of Isadora Duncan

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Volume: 1Identifier: MS Thr 1803
Scope and Contents:

Seven ink and watercolor drawings of Duncan dancing, signed by the artist.

Abram Chayes papers

Collection Identifier: LAW-MMC-273

This collection documents the professional career of Abram Chayes, including his time in the private sector, government, international law and, education. Professor Chayes successfully argued on the behalf of Nicaragua against the United States of America and notably served as the Legal Advisor for the State Department during the Kennedy Administration. The collection includes: correspondence; casework, publications, research notes, drafts, speeches, and teaching materials.

Account book of a Connecticut farmer

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1797-1799 N892
Scope and Contents: Account book kept by a late eighteenth-century store owner and farmer in Norwich, Connecticut, from April 3, 1797 to September 9, 1799, describing business transactions with local laborers and residents. Most of the volume records work done for him by African-American laborers, who were paid in goods from his store. The name of the laborer is recorded along with the date of work, cost of service and type of payment. The bulk of the accounts are for Will; he gathers corn, hoes, loads wood,...