Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
- Existence: 1849-09-20 - 1938-04-11
George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938), American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-1314
Overview: The papers document the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century historiography of General George Armstrong Custer and the Little Big Horn Battle. The collection contains research material consisting of correspondence, notes, writings, photoprints and maps. There is some original nineteenth centry material related to Custer, in particular the correspondence of Edward Settle Godfrey, but most of the papers are reproductions of original primary material.
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...
Call Number: MS 232
Overview: Miscellaneous letters related to big game hunting, a photograph album of early contributors to Forest and Stream (with a letter from George Bird Grinnell identifying the photographs), diaries, miscellaneous writings and memorabilia all related to travel or hunting. The letters were removed from books in a library collected by Charles Sheldon and presented to Yale University by Francis P. Garvan in 1929.
Call Number: MS 1388
Overview: The papers, which consist of letterbooks, correspondence, and subject files, including photographs and writings, document George Bird Grinnell's leading role in the American conservation movement. The material focuses on Grinnell's adult life (1886-1938) and details his work as editor of Forest and Stream magazine, authority on American Indians of the West, and active participant in the National Audubon Society, the Boone and Crockett Club, the American Game Protective and Propagation...
Part of Collection — Box: 54, Folder: GROUP 1995, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Call Number: MS 343
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school notes, and other papers of O.C. Marsh, scientist and first professor of paleontology at Yale and in the United States. Of special interest is the rather extensive correspondence Marsh carried on with many prominent scientists of his time; included are letters from Charles Darwin, Leonard and Thomas Huxley, Simon Newcomb, and Benjamin Silliman Sr. and Jr. Also included are materials relating to Marsh's education at Andover, Yale,...
Call Number: GEN MSS 904
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, photographs, drawings, writings, and ephemera primarily related to fishing, publications on fishing, and the history of fishing. Much of the correspondence is in regard to the life and work of the author Henry William Herbert ("Frank Forester") and includes letters from his daughter Margaret Herbert Mather and various authors, booksellers, and independent researchers. The papers also hold correspondence and material on three other writers of interest to Pond:...
Dates: 1750-1947, bulk 1876-1922
Call Number: MS 465
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, letter books, speeches, articles, letters to the editor, statements prepared for presentation to Congress and substantial subject files with clippings, printed matter, reports, memoranda and photographs related to Henry Stimson's various public offices. While the official records of Stimson's service (as Secretary of War under President Taft, Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover and as Secretary of War in the cabinets of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman)...