Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Contains Greenleaf's professional and personal correspondence, notes for moot court, material relating to Christ Church, Cambridge and the Massachusetts Bible Society, and miscellaneous legal materials. Papers concern temperance, Harvard Law School, and the colonization of Liberia. Correspondents include Joseph Story, Lemuel Shaw, Charles Sumner, and Willard Witte.
Overview: The William Heberden papers, 1740-1786 (inclusive), contain manuscripts by English physician William Heberden (1710-1801) about the use of amulets and magic in medicine, a lecture on the medicinal uses of plants, and notes and prescriptions. Also includes correspondence addressed to Heberden from Stephen Hales (1677-1761), who reports his successful use of ventilators on ships and discusses the evils of strong liquor; a few letters of others concerning cure for bladder stones; obituaries; and a...
Content Description: Consists of two essays, two lectures, and one letter written by Zabdiel Boylston Adams (1793-1855): "Introductory Lecture, Delivered at the Exchange Coffee House, Boston Nov. 19th, 1817"; a lecture "Delivered before the 'Auxiliary Society for the Suppression of Intemperance,' at Dr. Porter's church in Roxbury, Nov. 10th, 1824"; an essay "On the changes induced on air by respiration," undated; an essay titled "Whether consciousness constitutes personal identity," undated; and a letter addressed...