Records of the Museum, 1851-1968 (inclusive).


Records of the Museum, 1851-1968 (inclusive).

Includes minutes, 1866-1968, of trustees, faculty and council; and correspondence files of Office of the Director including J. Wyman, Asa Gray, F.W. Putnam, C.C. Willoughby, Edward Reynolds and Donald Scott. Also correspondence of the Secretary of the Museum faculty. For more detailed information about records, see Harvard Archives LOCATION below.

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