Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Persons responsible for the intellectual content of books or other writings, namely those who write or otherwise compose books, articles, poems, plays, or other works which involve literary composition. The works are often, but not always, intended for publication.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Isaac Harby family papers
Identifier: Mss 1097
Collection consists of the papers of journalist, playwright, educator, and religious reformer, Isaac Harby, and the Harby family. Papers include correspondence, essays, a play, and newspaper clippings relating to Isaac Harby and his descendants.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1815-1869
Found in: Special Collections / Isaac Harby family papers
"Hebdomary, Hebdomary, Soar or Sink Hebdomary Memoranda" diary, 1811-1816 (typescript copy)
Identifier: Mss 0034-022
Collection Overview Typescript copy (transcribed by F.W., probably in the late 19th century) of the diary (Volumes I and II, 1811-1816) of a New England educator and author. The author relates that he was educated at Dartmouth, and after graduation moved to Portland, Maine, where he taught at Portland Academy and was a member of the Torpedo Club, a literary group. The author tells of his brother Eden's (b. 28 Jan. 1789) death on May 10, 1814. The diary chronicles daily events and reflects the author's thoughts...
Dates: approximately 1890