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Sprague, William B. (William Buell), 1795-1876



  • Existence: 1795 - 1876

William B. Sprague (1795-1876), American Congregational and Presbyterian clergyman.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : New Haven, to Abiel Abbot, Newbury, Massachusetts, 1814 Nov 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 74, Folder: GROUP 2974, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: AL, initialed, to his former instructor.

Regarding his experiences as a Yale student, including his impressions of Timothy Dwight.
Dates: 1814 Nov 20

Morse Family Papers

Call Number: MS 358
Overview: The principal figures in this collection are Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) and his sons Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) and Richard Cary Morse (1795-1868). More than half of the collection is made up of correspondence (1779-1868) among members of the family. Also included are legal and financial papers, sermons by Jedidiah and Richard Cary Morse, travel journals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.
Dates: 1779-1868

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