Student notebooks at colonial Harvard

manuscripts and educational practice, 1650-1740
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American Antiquarian Society , Worcester, MA
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723, Harvard College (1636-1780) -- History, Textbooks -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History -- 17th century, Textbooks -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History -- 18th century, Manuscripts, American -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History -- 17th century, Manuscripts, American -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History -- 18th ce


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Statementby Thomas Knoles, Rick Kennedy, and Lucia Zaucha Knoles.
ContributionsKennedy, Rick, 1958-, Knoles, Lucia Zaucha., Mather, Increase, 1639-1723., American Antiquarian Society.
LC ClassificationsLT23 .K66 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3565514M
ISBN 10192954507X
LC Control Number2002038418

The bound notebook contains academic texts copied by Harvard student James Varney in the early s. The texts are written tête-bêche (where both ends of the volume are used to begin writing). The front paste-down endpaper reads 'James Varney his book ,' and the rear paste-down endpaper reads 'Joseph Lovett' [AB ].

Cabot was the first minister of Thompson, Conn. Cabot died on April 8, |The undergraduate students of Harvard College followed a structured program of study in the early s. Certain key texts were adopted as textbooks at Harvard, and students often copied them into personal notebooks in place of purchased books.

student notebooks at colonial harvard: manuscripts and educational practice, Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pages. Four studies relating to student manuscript production at Harvard College before that first appeared in the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society (Volume Education.

The Harvard University Archives offers an extensive collection of documents that illustrate life at the University during its first years. Student notebooks provide a wealth of insight into Harvard’s earliest courses of instruction, which included literature, philosophy, mathematics, chemistry, and surveying as well as theology and ancient languages.

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When complete, the project will make available to the world approximatelydigitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials in the Harvard Library that relate to 17th- and. Tufts published the first singing book printed in the English colonies (usually bound at the back of the New England Psalm Book) around After leaving Newbury, Tufts moved to Amesbury and worked as a shop-keeper until his death on Aug |The undergraduate students of Harvard College followed a structured program of study in the.

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Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, "Student Records: The Harvard Experience" by Harley P. Holden. Get this from a library. Student notebooks at colonial Harvard: manuscripts and educational practice, [Thomas Knoles; Rick Kennedy; Lucia Zaucha Knoles; Increase Mather; American Antiquarian Society.].

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The + page book is overstuffed. Among Colonial North American images Harvard has digitized so far is “Problem 6th” from the student mathematical notebook of William Tudor (), who graduated from Harvard College in He used the drawing to playfully transport himself to an island in the Pacific Ocean.

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The collection has developed from the early years of the school, and now includes all of the Library’s pre holdings and most pre. The exhibit includes a notebook with lecture summaries for a physics course given by Winthrop.

It also features handwritten sermons by the Rev. Samuel Willard, who led Harvard in the early 18th century, as well as the teenage Hancock’s letter. Student notebooks from the era, many distinguished by their illustrations, are also part of the exhibit.

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Men like James Bowdoin (class of ) and John Adams (class of ) served among the first generation of governors and legislators in the new republic. [Harvard, ].

Student Notebooks. A great deal has already been said about the custom of keeping student notebooks during this period of difficulty in obtaining books from England and of printing books in the Colonies.

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If all the notebooks now hoarded by descendants of graduates of the early American colleges or lying neglected. Harvard was founded in by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and named for its first donor, the Reverend John Harvard, who left his personal library and half his estate to the new institution.

was one of America’s greatest men of science in the colonial era. Harvard’s oldest buildings date from the. When an undergraduate student checks that same book out from Widener, they don’t know why it is there.

It bears no material marking of its long history of travel across the world as part of colonial circulation of documents, as part of state-sponsored programs of knowledge acquisition.

Original Harvard Hall burns, destroying some 5, volumes and all but one of John Harvard's books.

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Continental soldiers are quartered in Harvard buildings. Eight Harvard alumni sign the Declaration of Independence. The Massachusetts Constitution went into effect and officially recognized Harvard as a university.

In the letter, John gives Thomas advice on life as a student at Harvard. Colonial North American Project The Harvard College master of arts diploma of Samuel Mather,   Scattered across more than 1, collections and fourteen repositories, the materials include diaries, journals, notebooks, account books, drawings, maps, and other rare miscellany.

Come summer, the in-house digitization project – Colonial North America at Harvard Library – will provide free and public access to more thanitems. Harvard thrives as an academic community thanks to the annual support of our most dedicated donors in the Loyalty Society.

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Student Notebooks at Colonial Harvard 'A note-book used in Harvard College by William Partridge (gradu- ate of ) of Hawley Mass, who died in Afterwards used by Warham Mather (Harvard )'^ whose half-sister married.Books sponsored by the Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library.

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