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UAIII 15.5

Harvard University. Corporation. Admission books, 1823-1884 : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAIII 15.5
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. Corporation
Title: Admission books, 1823-1884
Date(s): 1823-1884
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (4 volumes)
Quantity: Extent is approximate.
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The Harvard Corporation's role in examining and documenting candidates for admission evolved over time. These books were part of the Corporation's routine records for a practice that ceased in 1884. Contains lists of admitted students with their signatures.

Acquisition information:

The documents in this collection are University records and were acquired in the course of University business.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created by Kate Bowers in October 2013 from a variety of information sources. The collection title was devised by the archivist; volume titles were transcribed from an online location inventory. The collection was not examined.

Researcher Access:

The Admission books are open for research.

Copying Restriction:

Copying of fragile materials may be limited.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. Corporation. Admission books, 1823-1884. UAIII 15.5, Harvard University Archives.

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archives holds many records relating to student admission. The period covered in this group of records has a related series of Corporation records, the Admittaturs http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua44010

Biographical / Historical

The Harvard Corporation's role in examining and documenting candidates for admission evolved over time. These books were part of the Corporation's routine records. The Corporation ceased the practice that generated these records in 1884.

Scope and Contents

Lists of admitted students with their signatures.

General

This document last updated 2013 October 8.

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