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Charles Astor Bristed notebooks and other material

Call Number: YCAL MSS 462
Scope and Contents

The collection contains seventeen notebooks from Bristed's undergraduate and graduate studies at Yale and Cambridge universities from the late 1830s to mid 1840s, chiefly on classical authors and texts, including translations, and mathematics, as well as a catalogue of his books, several letters, a diary, a receipt, and two printed books, including Bristed's Anacreontics, published under the pseudonym Carl Benson.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Charles Astor Bristed Notebooks and Other Material 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

Purchased from Howard S. Mott Rare Books, 1964.


Organized into two series: I. Notebooks, 1838-1846. II. Other Material, 1841-1888.

1838 - 1888
1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Bristed, Charles Astor, 1820-1874
Language of Materials