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New Haven Miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1896

Scope and Contents

This collection encompasses 19th- and early 20th-century accessions of manuscripts pertaining to New Haven, Connecticut, which the library chose to group and list as an artificial collection. Papers relate to financial, political, religious, and social matters from 1702 to 1889. Among those represented in the collection are the Atwater family, Isaac Beers, David Daggett, Joseph Darling, Samuel J. Hitchcock, Nathaniel Jocelyn, Nathaniel Lyon, Roger Sherman, Seth Perkins Staples, Charles Tomlinson, and Chauncey Whittelsey.

Dates

  • 1702-1889

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The New Haven Miscellany is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by individual, organization, or category.

Related Materials

Associated material: Atwater Family Deeds (GEN MSS 1912), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Associated material: Lyon Family Business Papers (GEN MSS 1960), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Associated material: Samuel J. Hitchcock Papers (GEN MSS 1878), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Extent

2.08 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.newhavenmisc

Overview

This collection encompasses 19th- and early 20th-century accessions of manuscripts pertaining to New Haven, Connecticut, which the library chose to group and list as an artificial collection. Papers relate to financial, political, religious, and social matters from 1702 to 1889. Among those represented in the collection are the Atwater family, Isaac Beers, David Daggett, Joseph Darling, Samuel J. Hitchcock, Nathaniel Jocelyn, Nathaniel Lyon, Roger Sherman, Seth Perkins Staples, Charles Tomlinson, and Chauncey Whittelsey.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards. For more information, please refer to the Beinecke Manuscript Unit Processing Manual.

Materials in this collection were grouped together by the Library in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Former call number: Z117 00130.
Title
Guide to the New Haven Miscellany
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Lerner
Date
April 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.