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Meteorological Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 349

Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of meteorological observations, journals and records kept by Joseph William Bennett (1811-1883), George Dutton (d.1857), Oscar L. Hargar (1843-1887), Benjamin Franklin Harrison, Alfred Shepard Monson (1795-1870), William Charles Redfield (1789-1857), William Maxwell Reed (b.1871), Charles Rich (1809-1862), Minerva Wing, and others, relating to the climate and weather conditions primarily in Connecticut, 1821-1943. Some oversize materials relate to additional states, as well as to European countries.

Dates

  • 1821-1943

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Some oversize materials are fragile and may require conservation work before use.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. 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

Donated by Elias Loomis, 1883; H. A. Newton, 1870; James H. Craig, 1924; Henry White, 1860, John Reader, 1957, and others.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by individual.

Extent

3.25 Linear Feet

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.ms.0349

Overview

An artificial collection of meteorological observations, journals and records kept by Joseph William Bennett (1811-1883), George Dutton (d.1857), Oscar L. Hargar (1843-1887), Benjamin Franklin Harrison, Alfred Shepard Monson (1795-1870), William Charles Redfield (1789-1857), William Maxwell Reed (b.1871), Charles Rich (1809-1862), Minerva Wing, and others, relating to the climate and weather conditions primarily in Connecticut, 1821-1943. Some oversize materials relate to additional states, as well as to European countries.
Title
Guide to the Meteorological Manuscripts Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
November 2001
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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

Opening Hours