Front cover image for The John Harvard family collection, 1577, 1622 and 1828-2007

The John Harvard family collection, 1577, 1622 and 1828-2007

This collection presents what little information is available about John Harvard's life, family, and the world of the seventeenth century in which he lived. Letters, photographs, legal documents (facsimiles and originals), reprints, articles, news clippings, poetry, pamphlets, postcards, flyers, blueprints, circulars, lists, agreements, sketches, labels, a notebook, a video recording and a digital recording recall John Harvard's brief life, the importance of his bequest to Harvard University, and the many honors and memorials bestowed upon Harvard after his death by generations of Harvard alumni. recall John Harvard's brief life, the importance of his bequest to Harvard University, and the many honors and memorials bestowed upon Harvard after his death by generations of Harvard alumni. This collection also contains deeds for property that the Harvard family owned in England and genealogical information about the Harvard family
Archival Material, English, 1577