Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford Massachusetts.
Overview: The Alexander Forbes papers, 1827, 1835, 1848-1978 (inclusive), 1910-1946 (bulk), are the product of Forbes' teaching and research activities in the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School. The bulk of the collection falls between 1910 and 1946, and consists of Forbes' correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, and notes resulting from his reseach on neurophysiology and electrophysiology. The collection also includes correspondence, reports, notes, documents, journals, logs, maps,...
Scope and Content Note:: The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUGFP 125
Overview: The collection documents both the personal and professional life of Annie Jump Cannon, the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars. It contains diaries, autobiographical writings, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, relating to her life and career.
Overview: This collection contains the diaries of Charles Benjamin Barnes (1868-1956), attorney, lecturer and civic leader. Entries are detailed, describing Barnes' law practice, club membership, and social engagements.
Overview: The Cotton Tufts papers, 1751-1801 (inclusive), consist of the correspondence of physician Cotton Tufts (1732-1815) with his older brother, Simon Tufts (1727-1786), and other physicians, regarding medical matters, and the founding of a medical society in Massachusetts. Letters to Tufts pertain to the organization of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a meeting in 1785 of the Massachusetts Medical Society, among other topics. Also includes manuscripts by Tufts and a fragment of...
Eldon R. (Eldon Revare) James papers relating to his position as Adviser in Foreign Affairs to the Siamese Government
Scope and Contents: The papers of Eldon Revare James contain close to 350 personal letters that Dr. and Mrs. James sent to their respective families and close family friends in the U.S., depicting every detail of their official and unofficial life in Bangkok, and their impressions of the country and its people; official correspondence, primarily between Dr. James and Prince Devawongse, the Minister for Foreign Affairs; and some miscellaneous correspondence and other items relating to their connection with Siam....
Overview: Collection consists of the papers of Eleanor T. and Sheldon Glueck relating chiefly to their research and writing on delinquency in adults and juveniles, and to their work for Basic Research into the Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency, a project of Harvard Law School which Sheldon Glueck directed from 1925 and with which Eleanor Glueck was associated from 1930-1972. Also includes material relating to professional organizations with which they were associated, studies for...
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: 92M-16
Summary: Autograph manuscript diary kept while in Africa with Patrick Putnam, 1939 and wedding announcement of Emilie and Patrick Putnum, 1938.
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: 2006MT-257
Summary: Consists of records kept by Griffith as manager of Lillie Langtry, Includes Griffith's date books, 1889-1890 (as Langtry's manager), 1897-1898, and 1902-1924; diary and memoranda books, 1896-1902 and 1904-1907; letters from Thoda Cocroft, Harry Frazee, and others, 1922-1923; financial records, 1919-1924; and two partial drafts of his typescript memoir of the Boston stage in the 1860s through 1880s, titled "In My Time." Most of the records relate to the Mrs. Fiske Company, but the date books and...