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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790



  • Existence: January 17, 1706-April 17, 1790

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Leicester Ford papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 488
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers of the American historian and author Paul Leicester Ford. The correspondence is largely professional and documents Ford's work as an editor, historian, bibliographer, novelist and playwright. Ford's correspondents include John Kendrick Bangs, Samuel L. Clemens, Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rudyard Kipling, and S. Weir Mitchell; earlier letters written to others by James Fennimore Cooper and Jared Sparks...
Dates: 1736-1902, bulk 1885-1902

Yale Collection of Benjamin Franklin Manuscripts

Call Number: GEN MSS 1457
Overview: The Yale Collection of Benjamin Franklin Manuscripts contains correspondence, writings, documents, personal papers of Benjamin Franklin and his contemporaries, and ancillary research and acquisition correspondence and papers about the collection itself.
Dates: 1699-1981, bulk 1740-1825

Robert Fridenberg Collection of Portrait and Topographical Prints

Call Number: GEN MSS 1000
Overview: A collection of European and American portrait and topographical prints that includes work by printmakers Samuel Arlent Edwards, George Edward Perine, Eugène Sadoux, and others.
Dates: 1500-1945, bulk 1750-1900

Letter : London, to Dr. John A. Denormandie (forgery), 1772 Nov 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 65, Folder: GROUP 2531, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.

Forgery: by Robert Spring.
Dates: 1772 Nov 26

Letter : London, to William Bollan (forgery), 1772 Nov 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 65, Folder: GROUP 2531, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.

Forgery: possibly forged by Joseph Cosey.
Dates: 1772 Nov 11

[Quartets, violins, violoncello] Quartetto : a 3 violini con violoncello / del sigre Benjamin Francklin [sic], n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 29A/57, Folder: 615
Call Number: MSS 29, MSS 29A, Series II

Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature

Call Number: GEN MSS 764
Overview: Collection consists of manuscripts (correspondence and drafts of writings), illustration material (drawings in all media, photographs, book dummies, and printing blocks and plates), and publication proofs by various authors and artists including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Anderson, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gelett Burgess, Harrison Cady, Palmer Cox, F. O. C. Darley, W. W. Denslow, Jo Mora, Peter Newell, and Symeon Shimin, as well as work produced for the McLoughlin Brothers publishing...
Dates: 1640-2001

Ezra Stiles Papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1475
Overview: The Ezra Stiles Papers contain correspondence; autograph manuscript writings, many incorporating maps and drawings; personal papers and artifacts; family papers; and writings by others and printed material owned by Ezra Stiles or the Stiles family. Correspondence, 1740s-1795, consists of incoming letters, autograph manuscript copies of outgoing letters, and related family and third-party correspondence. Writings by Stiles, 1740s-1795, include research notes, drafts, and other works, with...
Dates: 1667-1991, bulk 1740-1795