COLLECTIONS: 6981 - 6990 of 7985
Overview: American documents chiefly concerning the American colonies and the original thirteen states, collected by the historian and Harvard president Jared Sparks.
Scope and Contents: Account book of the Royal Company of Havana, Cuba, dated 1751-1758. Entries relate to stocking provisions at Spanish army garrisons and the importation of slaves to the island.
Overview: Photocopy of typed transcript of diary, 1841-1849, kept by Universalist minister Charles Spear (1803-1863).
Overview: 201 specimens of penmanship from 18th-century Boston.
Overview: Collection of correspondence, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and ephemera relating to the stories about the fictional character Sherlock Holmes (by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle). Also includes materials concerning the activities of the men's literary club, the Speckled Band of Boston, Mass.
Overview: Estate management accounts of Spencer Field of Hardwick, Massachusetts, believed to be settled by one of the Mixter family.
Scope and Contents: Clerk's records and stock certificate book of a wire manufacturing firm in Spencer, Mass.
Overview: Correspondence of Congregationalist minister and dean of Harvard Divinity School Willard Learoyd Sperry (1882-1954).
Overview: Letters and sermons of of Congregationalist minister and dean of Harvard Divinity School Willard Learoyd Sperry (1882-1954). The collection also contains subject files on Amherst College, Andover Newton Theological School, and Harvard Divinity School, among others. Finally, there are miscellaneous writings and other materials, including clippings, notes, and article fragments.