Farnam, William Whitman, 1844-1929
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Robert Brown papers
Call Number: MS 934
Overview: Correspondence and legal and financial papers relating to a controversy with Yale University over a house to be constructed for Robert Brown's use as secretary of the Observatory. Included are letters from Hubert Anson Newton, William Whitman Farnam and William Kneeland Townsend. Also in the papers is correspondence concerning the Yale secret society, Scroll and Key.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Robert Brown papers
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...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Farnam family papers
Anson Phelps Stokes family papers
Call Number: MS 299
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, memorabilia, photographs, financial records, and other papers detailing the professional career and personal life of Anson Phelps Stokes and family members, including Olivia, Caroline and Helen Stokes. Papers relating to Anson Phelps Stokes document his work with prominent educators, reformers, religious leaders, businessmen, and politicians. Stokes's work on behalf of black education, social issues, and the Phelps-Stokes Fund are...
Dates: 1761-1960, bulk 1892-1958
Treasurer, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 151
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, audits, ledgers, cash journals, student accounts and bills, estate files, investment accounts, and construction records of the treasurer documenting every aspect of Yale's financial history up to 1971.
John Ferguson Weir papers
Call Number: MS 550
Overview: Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.
Dates: 1838-1957, bulk 1861-1928
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Ferguson Weir papers