Records of the Bussey Institution, 1873-1932 (inclusive).


Records of the Bussey Institution, 1873-1932 (inclusive).

Includes records of students; course lists; student registration and record cards; and lists of books. Also photostatic copies of correspondence, between Charles W. Eliot and Francis H. Storer.

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Harvard University Archives.

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