Alvan Fisher views of Harvard College, ca. 1821-1823.


Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863. Alvan Fisher views of Harvard College, ca. 1821-1823.

Alvan Fisher views of Harvard College, ca. 1821-1823.

Three drawings of views of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. One is an 1823 northeast view (not recorded by Bail), and two are views ca. 1821 from the south and from the northeast (Bail No. 36).

1 box (.3 linear ft.)

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