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Day, George Edward, 1815-1905



  • Existence: March 19, 1815 - July 2, 1905

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Gad Day family papers

Call Number: MS 1225
Abstract: Four generations of a Connecticut and Massachusetts family, beginning with Josiah Day who is represented by his surveyor's notebook, 1742-1743. The principal figure is his great-grandson, George Edward Day,clergyman and professor at the Yale Divinity School, 1863-1895. Included in the papers are his correspondence, a diary (1832-1837), genealogical notebooks and the account book of his estate. Also represented are his father, Gad Day, with correspondence, accounts and deeds (1811-1844), his...
Dates: 1742-1910

Horace Day papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 950
Abstract: The papers contain letters, writings, and records of the Day family. Series I holds letters sent to Horace Day from his parents Gad and Roxanna Day, his brother George Edward Day (Yale 1833), his cousin Lucinda Day, and his friends, Yale classmates, and colleagues including Edward E. Atwater, Erasmus Darwin Hudson, Charles Backus McLean, and Noah Porter. Also present are letters of recommendation written on Day's behalf by Jeremiah Day, Eleazar T. Fitch, Anthony D. Stanley, and Nathaniel W....
Dates: 1728-1915, bulk 1833-1874

Dutton Family Papers

Call Number: RG 63
Abstract: The collection is valuable for the documentation it provides concerning a New Haven area clergy family during the period 1800 to 1880. Daily events and family relationships are revealed in substantive family correspondence. Of particular interest are Samuel Dutton's notebooks from his student days at Yale. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscript sermons written by Aaron and Samuel Dutton during their pastorates in Guilford and New Haven. These sermons touch on topics such as...
Dates: 1800-1880

Ebenezer Alfred Johnson family papers

Call Number: MS 1246
Abstract: Papers of three related families: the Johnson and Gibbs families of New Haven, Connecticut, and the Van Cleve family of New Jersey. The principal figure is Ebenezer Alfred Johnson, professor of Greek and Latin Literature at the University of the City of New York (1839-1891). His papers consist of personal and professional correspondence and a small amount of printed matter and records relating to the University of the City of New York. Included in his personal correspondence are letters from...
Dates: 1760-1969

Letter : New Haven, Connecticut, to Ellen Strong Bartlett, 1898 Mar 5

 Part of Collection — Box 48: [Barcode: 39002137225232], Folder: GROUP 1572, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS with envelope

Dates: 1898 Mar 5

Letters, 1884, 1890

 Part of Collection — Box 48: [Barcode: 39002137225232], Folder: GROUP 1572, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS with an enclosed recommendation of Arthur J. Arn for aid from the American Education Society signed by Timothy Dwight and A. J. Arn dated 1890 Mar 26, New Haven, and ALS to "Dear Brother Tarbox," dated 1884 Mar 5, New Haven.

Dates: 1884, 1890

Letters : New Haven, Connecticut, to Henry M. Hazen, 1890

 Part of Collection — Box 48: [Barcode: 39002137225232], Folder: GROUP 1572, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

One ALS and one postcard signed dated 1890 Mar 5 and Mar 15.

Dates: 1890

Karl Owen Thompson collection

Call Number: MS 1217

A collection of approximately one hundred letters relating to Yale University. Included are letters by five Yale presidents, Yale faculty members, and letters received by George E. Day of the Divinity School. Also an essay in Latin written in 1859 by A. W. Van Hengel.

Dates: 1828-1932

Charles Swan Walker papers

Call Number: MS 1185

Notebooks, lectures and autobiography of Swan relating to his student years at Yale Divinity School and Andover Theological Seminary. Includes notes on lectures of Noah Porter, Timothy Dwight, Elias Loomis, and others.

Dates: 1866-1924

Woolsey family papers

Call Number: MS 562
Abstract: 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

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Archival Object 3
Clergy 4
Educators 3
Families 3
New Haven (Conn.) -- Social life and customs 2
Sermons 2