Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, writings, biographical material and other papers of George M. Beard, physician and specialist in the treatment of mental and nervous disorders. Included are materials relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity and his pioneering work in the definition of criminal insanity, as well as papers relating to his interest in spiritualism. Also included are a number of letters received by his daughter, Grace Alden Beard, related to a biographical study of her father.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, lectures, notebooks, and miscellanea documenting the personal lives and professional careers of members of the Dana family. James Dwight Dana, a prominent American scientist, and his son, Edward Salisbury Dana are two primary figures in the papers.
The Samuel Witt Eaton Papers consist largely of correspondence from classmates at Yale College, among them Timothy Dwight, James Hadley, and John A. Porter. The letters discuss theology and the ministry as well as life at Yale College. Also in the papers are materials relating to the Civil War, during which Eaton served as chaplain. Included is his "Some sketches from a three year experience in the army."
The collection consists of the papers of Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839-1903), which include correspondence, scientific papers, lecture notes taken by one of Gibbs' students, photographs, scientific illustrations, and honors and awards, as well as correspondence of his father, J. Willard Gibbs (1790-1861).
Correspondence, writings, lectures, and other papers of Daniel Coit Gilman, educator, university president, and author. Included are papers regarding Gilman's career at Yale, the University of California, and Johns Hopkins University. Important correspondents include Charles M. Andrews, James Dwight Dana, William Henry Brewer, Timothy Dwight, Benjamin Silliman, Theodore Dwight Woolsey, and Andrew Dickson White.
Correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, photographs, clippings, and other papers relating to the Gilman and Coit families of New England. The bulk of the collection relates to Edward Whiting Gilman (1823-1900), his family and his work as a clergyman and foreign secretary of the American Bible Society.
ALS introducing "Rev. Wm. M. Beardskeat."
Five ALS from Dwight to [William Hayes] Ward and one ALS from Dwight to Rev. Dr. Hamilton.
ANS with envelope in the third person to Mrs. Best thanking her for her kindness during Dwight's visit to Bonn and asking her to accept a copy of Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha.
Removed from: The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855).
With a clipping from The Daily News of 1916 May 29, announcing the death of Dwight.
- Collection 32
- Archival Object 3
- Clergy 16
- Diaries 14
- Families 14
- Educators 13
- Europe 9
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 8
- Europe -- Description and travel 6
- New Haven (Conn.) 6
- Law 5
- Science 5
- United States -- Foreign relations 5
- United States -- Politics and government 5
- Authors 4
- Business 4
- Germany 4
- Lawyers 4
- Missionaries 4
- New Haven (Conn.) -- Social life and customs 4
- Sermons 4
- West (U.S.) 4 ∧ less