FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: UAIII 15.5.1
Overview: This collection contains handwritten lists of Harvard freshmen entering the College in the years 1743-1753, 1758, and 1760-1764 which correspond to the Harvard Classes of 1747-1757, 1762, and 1764-1768. The admission lists provide the first documentary evidence of a student's life at Harvard and were presumably created in the early days of the fall semester.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection 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...
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: RG II, Series 6
Overview: Papers of Linda S. Wilson, Radcliffe College's seventh president.