Handsome Dan (Yale mascot) collection
Scope and Contents
The materials consists of correspondence, pedigree and registration, a scrapbook, and printed material documenting the lives of Handsome Dan XII, XIII and XV. Included are letters by Christopher Getman, keeper of Handsome Dan, the Yale mascot.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Yale University is retained by Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The materials were a gift of Margaret K. Curtis, 2001; Nancy Osterweis Alderman, 2008
The materials are arranged by accession.
2.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of correspondence, pedigree and registration, a scrapbook, and printed material documenting the lives of Handsome Dan XII, XIII and XV. Included are letters by Christopher Getman, keeper of Handsome Dan, the Yale mascot.
Forms part of Yale Record Group 45 (YRG 45), Yale objects and memorabilia.
- Guide to the Handsome Dan (Yale Mascot) Collection
- Under Revision
- compiled by Christine Connolly
- July 2006
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)
Sterling Memorial Library
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511