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Coker, Robert Adams, 1807-1833 : Robert Adams Coker Correspondence, 1823-1832

Correspondence of West Newbury, Massachusetts, native and mathematics teacher Robert Adams Coker, who graduated from Harvard in 1831, and died of tuberculosis in 1833. Letters from friends and family begin when Coker was around sixteen, and include Harvard friend George C. Coombs, and Coker's employer John Lee Watson, at the Highland School near West Point. There are also letters from Coker to his family describing his teaching situation and his declining health. Also photocopies of letters from the Harvard College Archives.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Coker
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The Robert Adams Coker Correspondence is open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).