COLLECTIONS: 7991 - 8000 of 8061
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: UAI 15.1404
Overview: In the 17th and 18th centuries, Harvard College relied on government grants and tax allocations, town subscriptions, and private donations to fund the school. Donations were often made as bequests and recorded in a donor's will. This collection contains copies of wills that include bequests to Harvard, and related papers such as court records and certificates of death. Most of the documents are copies kept by the Harvard Corporation to manage bequests, or were created and donated to the College...
FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesCollection Identifier: BER -12
Overview: The collection includes the correspondence of Bernard Berenson and others in the circle of Berenson's friends and close associates to William Mostyn-Owen during his stay at I Tatti and after. It also includes some papers regarding I Tatti and Berenson.
Overview: Collection documenting the personal and professional life of artist Christopher Wilmarth. The collection contains correspondence with art dealers, clients, colleagues, and museums; exhibition catalogues; personal writings such as song lyrics and essays; estate records; and photographs, slides, and transparencies of Wilmarth’s art.
Overview: Captains' letters, bills, accounts, charter parties, insurance papers of schooners in the coastwise trade, 1881-1915.
Overview: These two letters are written by Elhanan Winchester, and they are addressed to Captain Zephaniah Andrews of Providence, Rhode Island. In the letters, Winchester thanks Andrews and friends for their kindness.
Overview: The Windham Manufacturing Company records document an 19th century cotton manufacturing company based in Willimantic, Connecticut. Many of the records relate to a general store run in connection with the factory.
Overview: Papers include Windsor Arnold Hosmer's professional correspondence (1948-1960), manuscripts (1955-1958 and undated), and business records (1954-1962).
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: MS Eng 1825
Scope and Contents: Primarily correspondence of Winifred Coombe Tennant, Gerald Balfour, and their son, Henry Coombe Tennant; with photographs, records of psychic research (including automatic writing), correspondence of others, and copies of her diaries.
Overview: This collection consists of family papers generated by Mary Tallmadge Trevor Winthrop and her daughters Emily Winthrop Miles and Kate Winthrop Morse. A large scrapbook dates from 1892-1895, while additional papers span 1928 - 1963. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, event programs, copyright forms, and a small collection of "fairy letter" booklets.
Overview: Personal papers of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard alumnus and art collector. Papers relate to the development of his art collection from the late nineteenth century into the mid twentieth century, with the bulk between the 1920s and 1943. Documents include correspondence, legal documents, scrapbooks, datebooks, accounts, photographs, book chapters, articles, and index files of the artwork in the collection.