R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
larger sheet with biographical notes. toned, overall very good.
696 HARVARD ALUMNI BULLETIN - 1937 ($15-Up)
Issue of Nov. 12, 1937, with “War in Shanghai”by Joseph L. Valentine,“Thermidor in Russia”and“The Harvard Glee Club,” with some ads. Very good condition.
697 HARVARD COLLEGE - 1850-51  ($40-Up)
“Catalogue of Officers and Students”for the year 1850-51. Sewn binding cut, but all pages present, back blue cover missing. With an engraving of the university.
698 HARVARD: THE DAILY CRIMSON  ($20-Up)
Four copies, Feb. 8, 1887, and Oct 3, the latter with chipping; Oct 22, and Nov 5, all 1889. Nice lot.
699 HARVARD GLEE CLUB, 1923-6  ($18-Up)
Programs for the performance at Carnegie Hall, Christmas concert Dec.22, 1923, and the Christmas Annual Concert and Dance of Dec. 17, 1926, with the Harvard University Orchestra, slight soiling, but both pristine.
700 HARVARD LYRICS ($250-Up)
Book “Harvard Lyrics and Other Verses.”Charles L. Stebbins, editor. Boston, Brown & Co, 1899. 12mo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering, design, spine, and tops. Presentation inscription, library handstamps, and library note on free front endpaper, Harvard Library in NY bookplate on pastedown. Shaken, with photographic frontispiece detached but present, otherwise very good.
701 HARVARD: OFFICIAL REGISTER 1948 ($10-Up)
Published Nov. 15, 1948, 364 pages; front crimson cover detached but present, else very good and a lot of information.
702 HARVARD: [CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS, Jr.] ($20-Up)
Address by Charles Francis Adams, Jr. (1835-1915), Civil War general, editor, and railroad official, given to the Harvard Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, June 28, 1883, in Sanders Theater, Cambridge. Boston: Lee and Shepard, publishers. It is 38 pages, stapled with cover, with two spots, otherwise very good/fine.
703 HARVARD: PRESIDENT JOSIAH QUINCY III ($10-Up)
Quincy (1772-1864) was an educator and politician, serving in Congress, then as mayor of Boston, then president of Harvard. From a distinguised family, he signs simply “Josiah Quincy.”
704 HARVARD : TENNIS & SQUASH ($10-Up)
A brief history, 16 pages with images from 1874 to 1995, among them an image of the first Davis Cup Team, including Dwight Davis, Class of ‘00, and the originator of the Davis Cup. The story is included!
705 HARVARD TERCENTENARY, THE BOSTON HERALD ($35-Up)
Issued September 13, 1936, a 64 page commemorative Magazine, great cover and Widener Library on the back cover, with stories by Walter Lippmann, Robert Frost, Arthur Train, Frederick Lewis Allen, and others. Cover detached and fragile, but present; some chipping of the pages, but very interesting, and quite readable, overall good.
706 HARVARD: WOMEN’S EXAMS, 1878  ($40-Up)
“Papers used at the Examinations for Women held at Cambridge, New York, Philadelphia, and Cincinnati, May 29 to June 6, 1878,” Cambridge, Mass, 1878. Sewn. With expected soiling and a little chipping at edges of pages, overall very good. Scarce; with an image of Charles W. Eliot, president at the time.
707 LAFAYETTE COLLEGE, EASTON, PA ($20-Up)
Catalogue of 1859-60 with great information, a mirror of many problems still with us: there were 24 freshmen, but only 10 seniors; “the