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Series Accession 2008-M-047: Additional material, 1928-1982

 Series
Call Number: MS 876, Series Accession 2008-M-047

Scope and Contents

This accession comprises original correspondence and photocopies thereof; genealogical research and family documents; newspaper clippings; writings; and photographs relating primarily to Arthur Frederick Wright and Mary Clabaugh Wright, as well as their respective families and associates. The materials, in unbound and bound formats, document the personal lives, and to a lesser extent, the professional interests and careers of the Wrights. Of particular interest are materials related to their internment as prisoners of the Japanese in a camp for enemy aliens in Wei-hsien, China, from March 1943 to October 1945. Researchers should also consult Series I, Correspondence and Topical Files, of the original accession, which contains similar materials.

Dates

  • 1928-1982

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

Correspondence and topical files (unbound) are arranged by personal name and roughly chronologically therein. There is an overlap of types of materials. Correspondence folders may contain related printed material; conversely, folders of topical files may have some correspondence. Bound photocopies of these items (nineteen volumes) are arranged chronologically by compilers.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Creator

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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