Papers, 1759-1955 (inclusive).
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The Swanton family represented here begins with Margaret Lewis, who married William Gay and settled in Maine, and whose second husband was General Henry Dearborn, minister to Portugal during the Monroe administration. It includes the four Gay grandchildren, one of whom, Olive Gay, married Henry A. Worcester, a Swedenborgian minister in New Hampshire and the brother of lexicographer Joseph Emerson Worcester. The Worcester children include Mary Olivia Worcester, who married Walter Scott Swanton an...
The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...
The early 19th century was a time of student unrest at Harvard. Perhaps in reaction to the disturbances and protest of previous classes, Faculty Records vol. IX tell that President Kirkland announced early on in the Class of 1822's college years that no students were to have any meeting for the purpose of eating or drinking in college. Although the Class of 1822 is a serene one as compared with its generation, many of the students of the Class of 1822 received public admonishments as a result of...
Lexicographer. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Wm. A. Whitehead, New York, 1838 Oct. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996371 American lexicographer, engaged in a "War of Dictionaries" with Noah Webster. From the description of Joseph Emerson Worcester letters [manuscript], 1821, 1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999587 ...