Harvard family collection, ca. 1577-1936 (inclusive).


Harvard family collection, ca. 1577-1936 (inclusive).

Contains material about John Harvard and the Harvard family. Included are facsimiles of British documents, photographs, notes and correspondence about Lionel de Jersey's admission to Harvard; writings and correspondence about John Harvard and other papers relating to Harvard House and the Harvard monument. Also photographs and correspondence about Peter Harvard's visit to Harvard during 1936 Tercentenary Celebration. Related publications and reference material also available in repository.

25 containers of mss.


SNAC Resource ID: 8187715

Harvard University Archives.

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Harvard University

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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...

Harvard, John, 1607-1638

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Harvard family.

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John Harvard (1607-1638) was benefactor of Harvard College. Other members of the Harvard family were Lionel de Jersey Harvard (1893-1918) who graduated from Harvard in 1915 and Peter John de Jersey Harvard (1916-). From the description of Harvard family collection, ca. 1577-1936 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77071453 ...

Harvard, Peter John de Jersey, 1916-

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Harvard, Lionel de Jersey, 1893-1918.

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