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Williams, William Perkins, 1819-1841



  • Existence: 1819 - 1841


William Perkins Williams (1819-1841), resident of New London County, Connecticut.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Commencement address and letters of election to Yale College societies, 1838, 1839

 Part of Collection — Box 66: [Barcode: 39002137225414], Folder: GROUP 2586, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Commencement address titled "National Poetry," autograph manuscript, possibly holograph, delivered at Yale College, 1839; and letters of election, dated 1838, to Skull and Bones, signed by Joseph Bradley Varnum; Phi Beta Kappa, signed by Lewis Joel Dudley; and Chi Delta Theta, signed by Joseph Parrish Thompson

Accompanied by two typed transcripts of the commencement address.

Dates: 1838, 1839

Samuel Wells Williams family papers

Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941

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