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Ripley, Alfred Lawrence, 1858-1943



  • Existence: 1858 - 1943

Alfred Lawrence Ripley (1858-1943), gifted 500 books to Yale in 1898, forming the nucleus of the seminary library in the Department of German.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1721-1941

Letters : Boston, to George Parmly Day, 1937

 Part of Collection — Box: 44, Folder: GROUP 1340, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS, dated Dec 31, 1937 and May 6, 1938.
Dates: 1937, 1938

Alfred Lawrence Ripley papers

Call Number: MS 1082
Overview: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes, and press releases filed by Alfred Lawrence Ripley concerning only his service as alumni fellow of the Yale Corporation. The papers primarily document Ripley's role as a consultant on questions of Yale finance, investment policy, and the use of estates and gifts to the University. Primary correspondents include presidents and treasurers of Yale.
Dates: 1908-1933