Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: RG 329
Abstract: This collection of Edwards and Dwight family papers was inherited and compiled by Adele Shepard, a descendant of the families. The papers focus primarily on the individuals in Shepard's line of descent, including Jonathan Edwards, his grandson Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), great-grandson William T. Dwight, great-great-grandson Henry E. Dwight and their spouses and children. The collection also includes other documents and photographs of historical interest with direct or tangential relation to...
Dates: 1685-1954, bulk 1720-1860
Call Number: MS 135
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel...
Call Number: GEN MSS 468
Abstract: The papers span the dates 1711-1951, and the bulk of material concerns three individuals: Timothy Dwight (1694-1771), Theodore Dwight (1796-1866), and Eleanor Augusta Ferris. The papers of Timothy Dwight document events of Dummer's War and the management of Fort Dummer in 1724-25, as well as his later work as a surveyor and Judge during the period of dispute over boundaries and administration of the New Hampshire Grants. The papers of Theodore Dwight include a diary or notebook containing...
Call Number: MS 187
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, financial records, addresses, sermons, writings, photographs, and other memorabilia of Yale President Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) and his family. Relatives in the Edwards, Hooker, Lyman, Strong, Woodbridge, and Woolsey families are represented. The largest quantity of correspondence documents the family life of John William Dwight, a fertilizer manufacturer. Papers of Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) and Timothy Dwight (1828-1916) concern Yale University. The...
Call Number: MS 857
Abstract: A collection of unrelated papers, linked by the family connections of the major figures. The papers of David Humphreys, a diplomat in the service of the United States, document his activities in Spain, 1789-1808. Also included are personal papers including correspondence with David Bushnell and Ezra Lee about submarines and with James Madison on politics, and some family correspondence. The papers of George William Erving, who was chargé d'affaires in Madrid (1804-1809) during Humphreys'...
- Diaries 4
- Clergy 3
- Families 3
- New England -- Description and travel 2
- New Haven (Conn.) 2
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 2
- United States -- Politics and government 2
- Voyages and travels 2
- Abenaki Indians 1
- Armed Forces 1
- Autobiographies 1
- Autograph albums 1
- Business 1
- Church records 1
- College presidents 1
- Connecticut 1
- Connecticut -- Social life and customs 1
- Courtship 1
- Diplomats 1
- Early childhood education -- History 1 ∧ less