Papers of Josiah Quincy, 1811-1874.


Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864. Papers of Josiah Quincy, 1811-1874.

Papers of Josiah Quincy, 1811-1874.

The Papers of Josiah Quincy address his relationship with Harvard University both in an official and unofficial capacity. The largest part of these papers consists of materials illustrating Quincy's administration of Harvard University and highlighting the challenges he faced as president. There is very little biographical material about Josiah Quincy in these papers. A small about of material created by Quincy's sons, Edmund and Josiah Jr., are included in these papers. These papers are comprised of letters, certificates, notes, news clippings, memorandums, financial statements, reports, lists, proceedings, speeches, writings, a catalogue and letterbook extracts.

2 cubic feet (7 document boxes)

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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...

Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864 (person)

Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...

Quincy, Josiah, 1802-1882 (person)

Mayor of Boston and older son of Josiah Quincy, president of Harvard. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Andrew Preston Peabody, 1865 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709622062 Mayor of Boston. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1848 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616007 ...

Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877 (person)

Edmund Quincy, author and abolitionist, was the son of Josiah Quincy, President of Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard, and wrote several novels and a biography of his father. He was an active member of the anti-slavery movement, and published numerous articles on the topic. From the description of Edmund Quincy letters, 1855-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57759735 Edumund Quincy, author and reformer, was born in Boston, Mass.,...