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Samuel Flagg Bemis papers

Call Number: MS 74
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, lecture notes, research materials, manuscripts (both published and unpublished), a complete set of printed works, clippings, photographs and memorabilia. Correspondence, both professional and personal, make up the bulk of the papers.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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

Gift of Samuel F. Bemis, 1966-1973, and of Yale University History Department, 1969. Transfer from Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2008.


The papers are organized in two series: I General Correspondence, 1918-1969 and II. Organization and Project Files, 1918-1969.

34.5 Linear Feet (68 boxes, 1 folio)
Related Names
Bemis, Samuel Flagg, 1891-1973
Language of Materials