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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: A collection of seventeenth century to twentieth century business instruments such as accounts receivable, bills, checks, notes, stock certificates, warranties, and samples of business letterhead.
Scope and Contents: The Dun and Bradstreet archives and manuscript library collection is an artificial collection compiled by the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation business library. The collection consists of business records, legal records, personal papers, and newspapers compiled from various companies, individuals, and legislative bodies across the United States, spanning from 1767 to 1950. Materials heavily represent the New York and New Jersey region. Business records, which contain the bulk of the collection,...
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection — Box 1Identifier: 2003MT-350
Scope and Contents: Draft of manuscript contract (1728) and printed broadside describing sale of the property (1860).
Overview: The Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory was operated by the University from 1941 to 1949 under contract to the National Defense Research Committee/Office of Scientific Research and Development. Research at the Lab focused on the improvement of equipment for the detection of underwater sound and the design of new equipment. The records document experiments, apparatus, and Lab administration. Topics include underwater acoustics and sonar.
Overview: The Psycho-Acoustic Laboratory was established in 1940 to conduct research on speech, hearing, and communications during World War II. It continued to operate after the War and in 1962 it was renamed the Laboratory of Psychophysics. These records document the activities of the laboratory.
Lou Church and Jack Fields contracts for Blue Note (Philadelphia) performances by jazz musicians, and other materials, 1949, 1955-1957.
FOUND IN: Loeb Music LibraryCollection Identifier: Ms. Coll. 119
Overview: This collection consists of contracts between various jazz artists and club owners or producers supplying the terms of agreement for the artists' performance engagements. Artists represented include Cannonball Adderley, Louis Armstong, The Australian Jazz Quintet, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, The Modern Jazz Quartet and several others.
Overview: Donald Howard Menzel (1901-1976) taught astronomy at Harvard, and was director of the Harvard College Observatory from 1952 to 1966. According to the National Academy of Sciences' Biographical Memoir, "Menzel was one of the first practitioners of theoretical astrophysics in the United States and pioneered the application of quantum mechanics to astronomical spectroscopy." These papers chiefly document Menzel's professional life of research, writing, and participation in professional...
Overview: Bulk of the collection relates to Braucher's work as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Commission on Uniform State Laws, together with material on his work on the statute of Fraud for the New York Law Revision Commission, as reporter for the American Law Institute, as a member of the Massachusetts Statutory Special Commission on Code of Ethics, the Massachusetts Attorney General Advisory Council on Conflict of Interests, and the National Commission on Uniform State Laws, and as chairman of the...