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Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1815-08-01 - 1882-01-06

Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815-188), American author, lawyer, and politician

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : Office of the United States Attorney, Boston, to unknown, [ca. 1861-65]

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, probably a draft, requesting the recipient to take a deposition of Captain Samuel B. Gregory regarding the capture of the Schooner Defiance.
Dates: [ca. 1861-65]

Letter : to an unidentified recipient, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-34
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Sir" apologizing for an oversight.
Dates: n.d.

Letter : to Clement Hugh Hill, 1876 Apr 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Hill for his services in Washington and begging him to accept reimbursement for expenses.
Dates: 1876 Apr 28

Letter : to "Dear Sir", 1849 Mar 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding an award received by Dr. Jackson from France.
Dates: 1849 Mar 2

Letter : to H. J. Parker, 1866 March 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 96, Folder: 22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Letter : to H. W. Murry, 18[?] Nov 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS informing Murry that he has been elected to the Union Club.

Year illegible in date.
Dates: 18[?] Nov 10

Letter : to his father, Richard Henry Dana, [1842 Jan 26?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with address leaf, concerning a meeting between Dana, Jr., and Charles Dickens in Boston and arrangements for Dana's father to meet with Dickens.

A brief annotation by Dana, Sr., is written on the address leaf.
Dates: [1842 Jan 26?]

Letter : to Miss Whitwell, 1863 Dec 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS responding to Whitwell's request for autographs of "Mr. Allston".
Dates: 1863 Dec 13

Letter : to "Mr. Editor", 1871 Jun 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS marked "private," regarding a submission that Dana would like to have published anonymously, mentioning [studies?] made by "a Baptist undergraduate" and suggestions made by a [Unitarian?] professor.
Dates: 1871 Jun 6

Letter : to [Mr. Porter?], 1871 Mar 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-36
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, on embossed letterhead of the Union Club, concerning a motto.
Dates: 1871 Mar 4

Letter : to Mr. Willard, 1866 May 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking him for a photograph of Major Willard.
Dates: 1866 May 8

Letter : to Sally [Dana], North Conway, 1862 Aug 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to his wife or daughter, suggesting that she move to the village and giving news of the children.
Dates: 1862 Aug 4

Letter : Union Club, to Schuyler Colfax, 1868 Dec 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS inviting Colfax to breakfast at the Union Club, at a time that does not conflict with plans that Governor Claflin has for him on the same day.
Dates: 1868 Dec 26

Letters : Boston, to C. W. Kinsley, 1868 Oct-Dec

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS: the first, 1868 Oct 14, concerns a speaking engagement, en route to which Dana fears to expose his throat; the second, 1868 Dec 26, invites Kinsley to join in giving a breakfast for Schuyler Colefax at the Union Club.
Dates: 1868 Oct-Dec

Photographs of Richard Henry Dana, 1849-79, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Albumen print made by Pach Bros., Cambridge, Massachusetts; three cartes-de-visite, by J. W. Black, Boston; and eight cabinet photographs, including five images and three duplicates, by A. Liebert, Paris, signed by Dana on verso, and by Boston photographers Balch, J. W. Black, Notman, and Warren.

Accompanied by a printed reproduction of one of the photographs and a printed reproduction of a painting of Dana.
Dates: 1849-79, n.d.

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One signature: "very respectfully yours, R. H. Dana, Jr." Cut from letter, on back of fragment of letter.

Removed from: Two Years Before the Mast (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840).
Dates: n.d.

Silliman family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911

Woolsey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921