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Dodsley's Collection, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 81

Scope and Contents

The records consist of member lists, correspondence, essays, and papers documenting Dodsley's Collection at Yale. Among the records is a paper that discusses the derivation of the club's name.

Dates

  • 1950-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1999.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by type of material.

Extent

0.5 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

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0081

Overview

The records consist of member lists, correspondence, essays, and papers documenting Dodsley's Collection at Yale. Among the records is a paper that discusses the derivation of the club's name.

Biographical / Historical

The Dodsley's Collection was founded by Wilmarth S. Lewis and Herman W. Liebert in 1950. It served as a dining club for scholars from Yale to recite and discuss 18th century works. It met once a year until 1980.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.
Title
Guide to the Dodsley's Collection, Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
March 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

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