Chest of 1900, 1899-1900


 Chest of 1900, 1899-1900

 Chest of 1900, 1899-1900

The Chest of 1900 was a time-capsule project undertaken by Harvard University to mark the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. It contains student essays, diaries kept by students, employees, and faculty members, publications, and photographs.

8 document boxes and 11 envelopes of photographs (2.7 cubic feet)

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American professor of rhetoric. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Harper and Brothers, 1878 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466553 Hill graduated from Harvard in 1853 and taught rhetoric and oratory at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Adams Sherman Hill, 1849-1902 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972789 Journalist and professor at Harvard University. From the des...

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Alfred Marston Tozzer was born in Lynn, MA on July 4, 1877 to Samuel Clarence Tozzer, and Caroline Blanchard (Marston) Tozzer. He grew up in Lynn and after graduating from high school, attended Harvard College where he received the A.B. in 1900, the A.M. in 1901, and the Ph.D. in 1904, all three degrees in anthropology. On April 10, 1913 he married Margaret Tenney Castle of Honolulu, Hawaii, in New York. They had two daughters. The elder, Joanne, died young. The other, now Joan Tozz...

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Professor of New Testament criticism and interpretation at Harvard Divinity School, 1884-1901. From the description of Letter, 1892 September 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54859893 Thayer (Harvard, A.B., 1850) taught New Testament criticism and interpretation at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Joseph Henry Thayer, 1883-1901 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972898 Joseph Henry Thayer (182...

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Of Harvard. From the description of Correspondence, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270722916 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur E223 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001347.0x000183 ...

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Professor of history at Harvard and University of Wisconsin; summer resident of Hancock Point, Me. From the description of Genealogical papers, ca. 1900-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70940266 An American historian, Haskins taught at Johns Hopkins (1889-1892), Wisconsin (1892-1902), and Harvard (1902-1931). He was a leading medievalist of his generation and a prominent member of the group of presidential advisers known as "The Inquiry," 1917. As delegate to the Paris P...

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Paul Revere Frothingham (1864-1926) graduated from Harvard College in 1886 with an AM degree and in 1889 with an STB degree. He served as pastor of the First Congregational Society of New Bedford, Massachusetts, from 1889 to 1900 and the Arlington Street Church (Unitarian) in Boston from 1900 to 1926. Rev. Frothingham served as a preacher of Harvard for sixteen years and served the school as an overseer from 1904 to 1910, and again from 1918 to 1924. His wife, Anna Clapp Frothingham, established...

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Francis Greenwood Peabody (1847-1936) graduated from Harvard College in 1869 and Harvard Divinity School in 1872. Ordained in 1874, Peabody served the First Parish (Unitarian) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, until 1879. Peabody then joined the faculty of Harvard Divinity School teaching theological students Christian ethics, specializing in pioneer applications of religion to social problems. He was the Parkman Professor of Theology from 1881 to 1885 and then the Plummer Professor of Christian Mora...

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Sargent taught physical training at Harvard and was director of Hemenway Gymnasium from 1879 to 1919. From the description of Papers of Dudley Allen Sargent, 1879-1925 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972875 Dudley Allen Sargent (1849-1924) was an early innovator in physical education. His long association with Harvard included his years as Director of the Hemenway Gymnasium at Harvard from 1879 to 1919. During this time, he also establis...

Toy, Crawford Howell, 1836-1919 (person)

Assistant to John Hart, principal of the Albemarle Female Institute, Professor of Hebrew, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1869-79. From the description of [Letter] 1856 July 21, Norfolk to [John Albert Broadus] / Crawford H. Toy. 1856. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 48225499 Professor of O.T. interpretation, 1869-1879. Resigned over his critical views of Scripture. Later on the faculty of Harvard University. From the description of [Letter] 1879 May, ...