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White, Henry, 1803-1880



  • Existence: 1803 - 1880


(Yale 1821) first president of the New Haven Colony Historical Society.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letters and drafts, 1865-1872, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 57: [Barcode: 39002137225323], Folder: GROUP 2156, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Copies of two ALS, to Frances A. Russell, Oct 18, 1865, and to Clara A. Russell, Jun 19, 1872; and drafts, autograph manuscript, for a will of Mary Lord, wife of John Lord, Oct, 1866, and for a deed, n.d.

Dates: 1865-1872, n.d.

Sanford family papers

Call Number: MS 1071

The papers consist of account books, letterbooks, and papers of the Sanford family of New Haven, Connecticut. The merchant activities of Nelson D. Sanford and David P. Calhoun are detailed. Also included is a microfilm of Samuel Simons Sanford's album which documents his career as a professor of applied music, and his association with Yale.

Dates: 1717-1887

Silliman family papers

Call Number: MS 450
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911

Henry White papers

Call Number: MS 551
Abstract: Chiefly correspondence and legal papers of the law firm founded in New Haven by Henry White's father, Dyer White, in 1785. Henry White joined the firm in 1828. Records of 113 individuals, firms, and estates whose business the firm handled make up the business section of the papers. Also included are a small amount of Dyer White's family correspondence (1784-1836) and college lecture notes, account books related to church activities (1822-1837), and other miscellaneous papers of Henry...
Dates: 1745-1886

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