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Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917



  • Existence: 1831 - 1917

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:


American Social Science Association Records

Call Number: MS 1603
Overview: The records include organizational papers, minutes, correspondence, financial records, and committee files which document the founding of the American Social Science Association in 1865 and its functioning over the next twenty-five years. The records highlight the work of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn as secretary of the association. The records also include files of the Conference of Charities and Corrections which met with the American Social Science Association.
Dates: 1863-1906, bulk 1865-1887

Biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 324, Folder: F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Samuel Bowles papers

Call Number: MS 94
Overview: The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
Dates: 1852-1893

Thomas Davidson papers

Call Number: MS 169
Overview: Correspondence, lectures, articles, printed matter, clippings, and film relating to the career of Davidson who came to the U.S. in 1867 and was associated with the St. Louis and Concord schools of philosophy, the founding of the Fellowship of the New Life, and the establishment of the Breadwinners' College. From 1878 to 1884, he was in Italy studying the writings of Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, about whom he published a study in 1882. The major portion of the papers is made up of correspondence,...
Dates: 1857-1948, bulk 1857-1902

Letter : Concord, Mass., to an unidentified recipient, 1883 Mar

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 324, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear Friend," referring to Amos Bronson Alcott and to letters of Henry David Thoreau which belong to the recipient and are in Sanborn's possession.

The letter is written on blank pages adjacent to a printed advertisment for the "Concord School of Philosophy, Fifth Session, July and August, 1883."
Dates: 1883 Mar

Letter : Concord, to "Prof. [Rogers?]", 18[5?]9 Oct 13

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 324, Folder: F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning the health of a mutual friend. With printed reproduction of a portrait photograph of Sanborn.
Dates: 18[5?]9 Oct 13

Letter : Madison, Wis., to R. E. Thompson, Philadelphia, 1882 Aug 8

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 324, Folder: F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning submission of articles on Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Ellery Channing, and William Henry Channing. Letter written on blank pages of printed circular from the American Social Science Association.
Dates: 1882 Aug 8

Letter : Office of the Board of State Charities, State House, Boston, to an unidentified recipient, 1875 Dec 29

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 324, Folder: F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear Sir" providing his autograph.
Dates: 1875 Dec 29

Woolsey family papers

Call Number: MS 562
Overview: 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