Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856

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Harris (Harvard, A.B. 1815; M.D. 1820) served as Librarian of Harvard, 1831-1856 and also lectured on natural history at Harvard, 1837-1842. He published about 100 articles on insects and insect-related diseases, compiled indexes to major works on entomology, and also wrote on squashes and pumpkins for the New England farmer.

From the description of Papes of Thaddeus William Harris, 1818?-1852 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 40961354

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referencedIn Gray, Asa, 1810-1888. Papers, 1840-1859 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1862-. Lecture notes for Geology 5 / by T. W. Harris, copied by R. E. Dodge, 1894. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. List of pamphlets, &c : catalogue : manuscript, [18--] Houghton Library
referencedIn Thaddeus Mason Harris letter, 1834 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Delaware language collection, 1779-1806 and undated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886. Correspondence, 1832-1873. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library
referencedIn O'Callaghan, E. B. (Edmund Bailey), 1797-1880. Papers, 1830-1876 (bulk: 1845-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. 5 drawings, some signed, and autograph manuscript notes [drawing]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Personal papers, 1808-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Le Conte, John Eatton, 1784-1860. Correspondence, 1829-1851. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Papers of Thaddeus William Harris, 1822-1850 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Batchelder family papers, 1806-1902 Houghton Library
referencedIn Handwriting samples of naturalists and others, ca. 1800-1970 (inclusive) Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letterbooks, 1789-1866 Houghton Library
creatorOf Guérin-Méneville, F.-É. (Félix-Édouard), 1799-1874. Letter, 1842 July 10 : Paris, to W.T. [i.e.T.W.] Harris, ... à Boston. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Harris Family Papers, 1711-1909 (bulk 1792-1853) Cambridge Historical Society
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology. Records, 1859-1984 (inclusive), 1859-1946 (bulk). Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
referencedIn Oakes, William, 1799-1848. Correspondence, 1823-1848. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Records relating to the philosophical apparatus of the Hollis Professorship of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy and the Records of the Board of Visitors of the Massachusetts Professorship of Natural History, 1765-1835 and undated. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn John Eatton Le Conte correspondence, 1829-1851, 1829-1851 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Letter, 1835, Dec. 9 : Cambridge, Mass., to Jas. Brown, Boston. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768 - ca. 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters to various correspondents, 1830-1883. Houghton Library
creatorOf Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880. The Geo. M. Greene Collection : the following letters addressed to Prof. S.S. Haldeman, sketches, illustrations of his scientific articles, pieces of manuscript, and the original plates of Thomas Say's "North American entomology" were presented by me (Prof. Haldeman's grandson) to Geo. M. Greene in May 1920. [signed] Guy K. Haldeman. Brown University, Brown University Library
creatorOf Scudder, Samuel Hubbard, 1837-1911. [Letter], [18]96 Oct. 28 [to] Mr. Harris. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Papes of Thaddeus William Harris, 1818?-1852 (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) Gould papers, 1831-1866, 1831-1866 (inclusive), 1838-1852 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Papers, ca. 1818-1852 Gray Herbarium Library
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881. Houghton Library
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856,. Letters, 1846-1848. Houghton Library
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to Henry David Thoreau, 1854 June 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives. Correspondence, 1831 1840.
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Papers, 1823-1855 (inclusive) Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
referencedIn Harvard University. Corporation. Annotated copies of printed almanacs and registers, 1790-1839 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872. Papers, 1805-1896 (bulk 1814-1863) Houghton Library
creatorOf Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866. Papers, 1831-1866 (inclusive), 1838-1852 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Samuel George Morton Papers, 1819-1850 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. Letters to Thomas Say and others, manuscript, 1823-1835. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library
referencedIn Edward Claudius Herrick papers, 1797-1862 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn Weather Bureau National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Force, M. F. (Manning Ferguson), 1824-1899. Papers of M. F. Force, 1678-1846. Library of Congress
creatorOf Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856. The Houghton family. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Autograph File, G. 1641-2009. Houghton Library
referencedIn New Harmony Manuscripts, 1812-1871 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indianahttp://www.workingmensinstitute.org/
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn C. S. (Charles Stearns) Wheeler additional correspondence, 1757-1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Harvard College (1780- ). Gift acknowledgement, 1848. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library
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childOf Harris, Thaddeus Mason, 1768-1842 person
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Botany
Indic literature--Texts
Sanskrit language--Study and teaching
Meteorology
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Natural history
Entomology
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Birth 1795-11-12

Death 1856-01-16

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