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Thomas Clap, president of Yale College, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 130

Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, memoirs, notes, observations, and other writings of Thomas Clap concerning Yale College.

Dates

  • circa 1720-1765

Creator

Arrangement

The records are arranged chronologically.

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

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0130

Overview

The records consist of correspondence, memoirs, notes, observations, and other writings of Thomas Clap concerning Yale College.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Clap served as president of Yale College from 1740 to 1766.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 2-A (YRG 2-A), Records of the Yale president's office.

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
Title
Guide to the Thomas Clap, President of Yale College, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
October 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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