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Records of Harvard College Observatory Director George Phillips Bond

Collection Identifier: UAV 630.6
Overview: The Records of Harvard College Observatory Director George Phillips Bond, consisting of correspondence and subject files, manuscript drafts, and astronomical data, chiefly document the research activities of the Harvard College Observatory from 1859 to 1865. Chronicled are observations of planets, including Mars and Jupiter; efforts to determine the brightness of stars; and the detection of comets, eclipses, and other astronomical phenomena. George Phillips Bond (1825-1865), an astronomer, was...

Records of Harvard College Observatory Director Joseph Winlock

Collection Identifier: UAV 630.10
Overview: Joseph Winlock (1826-1875) was an astronomer and mathematician who served as the third director of the Harvard College Observatory from 1866 until his death on June 11, 1875. The records document Joseph Winlock's tenure as director, and primarily consist of Winlock's incoming and outgoing correspondence files. The letters relate to Observatory publications, relationships with other scientific institutions, and discussions of astronomical and meteorological information. The records also include...

Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond

Collection Identifier: UAV 630.2
Overview: The Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond document the founding, growth, and scientific research of the Harvard College Observatory primarily from 1840 to 1859. Also chronicled is the Observatory’s participation in advances made in astronomy, stellar photography, meteorology, continental exploration, and technological improvements in astronomical instruments in the early nineteenth century. William Cranch Bond (1789-1859), American astronomer and instrument...

Records of Harvard lotteries

Collection Identifier: UAN 1
Overview: The records of the Harvard lotteries are comprised of materials created in the process of administering the Harvard College lotteries sanctioned by Massachusetts General Court Acts of July 2, 1772, June 14, 1794, and March 14, 1806 to raise money for dormitory-building projects. The collection consists of five series containing lottery tickets, newspaper and broadside lottery announcements, accounting records, and administrative lists used to manage the lottery drawings. Most of the documents...

Records of Hey Waitress!, 1994-2011

Collection Identifier: 2012-M105; T-476
Overview: Interview recordings and transcripts, correspondence with waitresses, drafts, etc., produced in the creation of the book, Hey Waitress! The USA from the Other Side of the Tray.

Records of hostile tender offers

Collection Identifier: Mss:78 1969-1999 H831
Content Description: Contains newspaper clippings and other materials in binders on hostile tender offers for prominent public companies in the United States. Organized alphabetically by target company, the newspaper clippings include virtually all the prominent examples of this business tactic from 1969-1999. In all cases, the newspaper clippings are in chronological order, the most recent first. Follow-up articles of general relevance are often included after the end of a contest. Those takeover situations...

Records of hotels and taverns in New England and New York

Collection Identifier: Mss:873 1800-1912
Scope and Contents: Chiefly account books and ledgers of the following hotels, taverns, and hotel keepers: William Peck of Providence, R.I., 1800-1801; Exchange Coffee House of Boston, Mass., 1821-1839; Dexter Brewer of Cape Elizabeth, Me., 1823-1848; National House of Charlestown, Mass. (James Walker, proprietor), 1852-1863; Oak Grove House, Martha's Vineyard, Mass. (James Walker, proprietor), 1872; Hotel Manhattan, New York City, 1903-1912. There are also two unidentified hotel account books from Charlestown,...

Records of Human Rights for Women, 1966-1978

Collection Identifier: 83-M229
Overview: Correspondence, memos, newsletters, etc., of Human Rights for Women, a research organization working on issues related to discrimination against women and the legal rights of women.

Records of insurance companies and agents

Collection Identifier: Mss:798 1805-1909
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, ledgers, agency procedures book, policies (marine and fire), cash books, bills, receipts, monthly financial statements, scrapbook, and other insurance records of: New Bedford Marine Insurance Co., New Bedford, Mass., 1805-1825; Commercial Insurance Co., Boston, 1812-1813; Joseph Balch, Boston, 1813-1823; Union Insurance Co., Portsmouth, N.H., 1815-1821; Mercantile Marine Insurance Co., Boston, 1823-1873; Globe Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Boston, 1824-1838; Isaiah Crowell...

Records of insurance of various Lowell companies

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1873 L914
Overview: The records of insurance of various Lowell companies consists of single volume dated February 1873.