Papers of Edward Holyoke, 1720-1767
About this Item
- Holyoke, Edward , 1689-1769
- 0.41 cubic feet (1 half legal document box and 1 folio box)
- Harvard University Archives
This collection documents Holyoke family affairs, as well as Holyoke's activities and interests as president of Harvard. It contains family correspondence, genealogies, and descriptions of property; presidential correspondence; Harvard financial accounts; and a few of Holyoke’s sermons.
Edward Holyoke (1689-1769) was pastor of the Second Church of Marblehead, Massachusetts, from 1716 to 1737 and the ninth president of Harvard College, serving for thirty-two years from 1737 to 1769.