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MS Am 1875

Atwater, Joshua. Joshua Atwater diary and other papers, 1681-1897: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1875
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Atwater, Joshua.
Title: Joshua Atwater diary and other papers,
Date(s): 1681-1897 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.02 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: 1681/82 autograph manuscript diary of a sea voyage taken by Joshua Atwater, manuscript prayers, and papers concerning shorthand.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

71M-45 (1). Gift of Richard L. Mills (AB 1942); received: 1972 January.

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:

Joshua Atwater Diary and Other Papers, 1681-1897 (MS Am 1875). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Includes: autograph manuscript diary by Joshua Atwater of a sea voyage from Sleago [Sligo?] to New England, 9 October 1681 - 9 January 1682, written in long hand and shorthand; A study of shorthand, written in an unidentified hand, 1713; manuscript prayers, undated; and a manuscript letter, signed, by William Phineas Upham to Anson Titus, 1897, deciphering Atwater's shorthand.

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