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Overview: George Ernest Wright was a leading Old Testament scholar and biblical archaeologist. He was known for his expertise in ancient Near Eastern archaeology, especially in the study and dating of pottery. Collection consists of material related to Wright's work as a student, his church-related activities, his teaching, his writing, and his work with archaeological expeditions.
Overview: Abstract: Published libretti and scores by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan programs and other ephemera.
Overview: This negative collection is a subset of a large photography donation by Wulsin which includes approximately19,046 prints, negatives and lantern slides and is augmented by papers and manuscripts that document expeditions to China, Southeast Asia, the Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, and the Near East. The negatives date from 1921 -- 1924 and document Wulsin's travels to the Chinese province of Shansi and his National Geographic sponsored expedition to Northwest China. The negatives were...
Overview: These papers contain two notebooks of anthropological notes, 1927-1928; four volumes of an African journal, 1927-1928 and a bound typescript, "National Geographic Society Central China Expedition Report for 1923"
Overview: The collection includes family correspondence, mostly Janet Wulsin to family (1921-1924), personal logs, calendars, and diaries (1921) and Frederick Wulsin's manuscript, "The Road to Wang Yeh Fu" [published in National Geographic, 1926, vol. XLIX].
Overview: This collection consists of letters written by Janet Elliott Wulsin to her family while she lived in Paris and China
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of typescripts of Wyer Groves Sargent's journals, kept between 1845 and 1900. The journals record Sargent's day to day life as a merchant running a family store in Sargentville, Maine. He traveled extensively to buy and sell goods, but was especially active along the New England coast. His diary mostly focuses on his business, but includes details of births, deaths, weather, and current events. Also included is a short story written by Ruth Kimball Messinger recounting...
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUM 271
Overview: The collection documents five generations of the Wyman family, as well as the Morrill and Whitney families. It contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, notes, diaries, and financial documents, providing a view of New England daily life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The bulk of the collection relates to Rufus Wyman (1810-1870), Jeffries Wyman (1814-1874), Jeffries Wyman (1864-1941), Jeffries Wyman (1901-1995), and Anne Cabot Wyman (1929-2014) and families. Financial...