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Student compositions of Jeremy Belknap

Collection Identifier: HUC 8762.324.2
Overview: The collection contains eight short handwritten works composed by three Harvard undergraduates Jeremy Belknap (1744-1798; Harvard AB 1762), Andrew Fuller (1743-1831; Harvard AB 1764), and Peter Thacher (1752-1802; Harvard AB 1769) in the mid-18th century. The documents include six compositions composed by Belknap consisting of two philosophical themes on morality, a disputation, an analysis of Luke 14, and a sketch on the death of John the Baptist, as well as a Latin disputation composed by...

Student essays of Joseph Stevens Buckminster

Collection Identifier: HUC 8799.386.10
Overview: This collection contains five handwritten essays composed by Joseph Stevens Buckminster (1784-1812; Harvard AB 1800) when he was an undergraduate at Harvard College in 1798 and 1799. Buckminster, an influential Unitarian minister of the Brattle Street Church in Cambridge, was instrumental in disseminating German biblical criticism in New England. Buckminster's student essays follow a format typical for late 18th century Harvard undergraduate essays and delve into themes of greed, the role of...

Subscription records for the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.997
Overview: The Subscription records for the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History contain subscription papers and lists, receipts, and letters documenting the fund raising efforts of the founders of the Professorship and Botanic Garden at Harvard University from 1802 to 1813. The records contain the names of donors and their individual contributions.

Subversion in the Houghton Library collection

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2963
Overview: Various materials relating to the Houghton Library staff's production of a 1953 radio-play Subversion in the Houghton Library and the 1954 Houghton Movie.

Suffolk Bank (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1818-1904 S46
Overview: Records of the Suffolk Bank of Boston, Mass., 1818-1904.

Suffolk-Franklin Savings Bank records

Collection Identifier: Mss:782 1861-1949 S946
Scope and Contents: Partial records of two savings banks in Boston, Mass., the Suffolk Savings Bank (founded 1833) and the Franklin Savings Bank (founded 1861). The two banks merged in 1957. The depositors' records for the Franklin Bank are especially complete. There are also general ledgers, cash books, and statement books, but no correspondence.

Suffrage Miscellany in the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1879-1920

Collection Identifier: M-133, reel E28; A-68, Series XIII
Overview: Suffrage printed material, autographs, drawings, etc., collected by Mary Earhart Dillon.

Suggestions for Harvard commencement and exhibition parts

Collection Identifier: UAI 20.790
Overview: In the mid 1700s, Harvard administrators began incorporating English oratory into an undergraduate curriculum traditionally focused on Latin and Greek. To reflect the expanded emphasis on oratory, upperclassmen participated in English debates, dialogues, and orations on Commencement Day and in public exhibitions using subjects and questions provided by the Harvard Faculty. This collection contains handwritten questions and subjects suggested by the Harvard Faculty primarily in the 1810s and...

Sullivan, William Laurence. Papers, 1895-1961.

Collection Identifier: bMS 467
Overview: Papers of Unitarian minister William Laurence Sullivan that include writings, sermons, prayers, correspodence, and material related to his work with the American Unitarian Association and the Unitarian Laymen's League Mission. The papers span 1895-1961.

Sumner Stone drawings for the ITC Stone typeface

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: TypTS 970.88.462
Overview: Early sketches and drawings of letters and numbers for the development of ITC Stone, created by designer and art director Sumner Stone.