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MS Am 511

American manuscripts, 1722-1907: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 511
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: American manuscripts,
Date(s): 1722-1907 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English; with some in French and Greek.
Abstract: Miscellaneous documents and manuscripts concerning American history.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession numbers. Various donors, various dates. See items for additional information if known. These items were gathered into a collection by the Treasure Room of the Harvard College Library. The original shelf list entry titled them: "Miscellaneous unimportant MSS in box."

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

American Manuscripts, 1722-1907 (MS Am 511). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

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Arranged alphabetically by author or title.

Scope and Contents

Contains a variety of manuscripts, including: accounts; land surveys; tax levies; town plans for Lunenburg, Vermont and Gilmanton, New Hampshire; a list of the publications of George Whitney; manuscripts concerning Jonathan Mayhew and Simeon Howard, ministers of the West Church, Boston; a survey record by Henry Harding; sermons; financial and legal documents; and many others.

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