Willard family papers, 1797-1828
About this Collection
- Willard family.
- Collection Title
- Willard family papers, 1797-1828
- No place, unknown, or undetermined
- .1 linear feet (1 envelope)
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
Consists of letters, a journal, eulogies, and a printed obituary.
- In English.
Joseph Willard (1738-1804) was a Congregational minister, scholar of ancient Greek, astronomy, and mathematics, and president of Harvard College (1781-1804). He had three sons, Augustus (1775-1799), Sidney (1780-1856), and Joseph (1761-1827), some of whose family and business activities are documented in the collection.