Dexter, Franklin Bowditch, 1842-1920
Franklin Bowditch Dexter (1842-1920), American historian and librarian
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
James Wesley Cooper papers
Call Number: MS 791
Overview: Chiefly correspondence and diaries of James Wesley Cooper documenting his career as a Congregational minister, and his service as a Fellow of Yale University (1886-1916). The only personal correspondence are forty-four letters from Cooper to his fiancée in 1865 and fourteen additional letters (1877-1905). The diaries (1869-1914) provide a daily record of his work as a minister and of his visits to churches and schools in the South supported by the American Missionary Association. He was an...
Dates: 1787-1925, bulk 1787-1916
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > James Wesley Cooper papers
Franklin B. Dexter, secretary of Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 51
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, and related materials concerning Yale Corporation affairs, scholarships and prizes, honorary degrees, and other activities administered by the secretary's office during the tenure of Franklin B. Dexter, 1869-1899.
Franklin Bowditch Dexter papers
Call Number: MS 712
Overview: Chiefly working papers, i.e. correspondence, documents and printed matter, collected for the preparation of his Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College (published 1885-1912) and the annual Obituary Record of Yale College. The remainder consists of professional correspondence and other papers connected with his work on the 1879 edition of Webster's Dictionary.
Evarts family papers
Call Number: MS 200
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial material, congressional papers, family memorabilia, and other papers of various members of the Evarts family of Vermont, Boston, and New York. The principal figures, however, are Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831), author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist, and his son, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), lawyer and statesman. The papers of Jeremiah Evarts relate to his work and writings on Congregational orthodoxy, his travels for...
Dates: 1753-1960, bulk 1798-1901
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Evarts family papers
Farnam family papers
Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Farnam family papers
Josiah Willard Gibbs papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1175
Overview: 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).
Dates: 1811-1947, bulk 1863-1903
Miscellaneous letters collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Note : Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut, to Edwin S. Wheeler, 1886 Jul 8
Part of Collection — Box: 49, Folder: GROUP 1615, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.
Dates: 1886 Jul 8
Note : Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, to Bernadotte Perrin, 1893 May 25
Part of Collection — Box: 49, Folder: GROUP 1615, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.
Dates: 1893 May 25
William Gilman Thompson autograph collection
Call Number: MS 484
Overview: Collection of autograph letters and photographs accumulated by Thompson, a physician.
John Ferguson Weir papers
Call Number: MS 550
Overview: Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.
Dates: 1838-1957, bulk 1861-1928
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Ferguson Weir papers
Samuel Wells Williams family papers
Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941
Woolsey family papers
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
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Woolsey family papers
Yale University School of Medicine Miscellaneous Papers.
Call Number: Ms Coll 4
Overview: The collection contains papers of the Medical Institution of Yale College (Yale University School of Medicine) including correspondence, committee reports, financial reports, and memorials to the Yale Corporation, especially during the period when Charles A Linsdley served as Dean (1863-1885).
Dates: 1810-1886, bulk 1863-1885
Yung Wing papers
Call Number: MS 602
Overview: Letters and manuscripts to and from Yung Wing, the first Chinese student to graduate from Yale (1854). Also included are electrostatic copies of all the Yung Wing material from other collections in Manuscripts and Archives and Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, as well as three unfilmed additions of correspondence from Mary Kellogg Yung, wife of Yung Wing, with Jane Bartlett Kellogg, her sister, and Mary Bartlett Kellogg, her mother. Exhibit panels, printed material, and audiovisual...
Dates: 1848-2004, bulk 1848-1910
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Yung Wing papers