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Joseph Fowler papers

Call Number: MS 1278

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of Joseph Fowler, a student at Yale College in the class of 1817. In addition to a small amount of correspondence with family members and others, there is a notebook made up of drafts of letters, a partial diary, notes taken during lectures by Professor James L. Kingsley, and other papers, all stitched together. Also included in the Papers are a few receipts and other financial papers, a program from Fowler's Yale commencement in 1817, his Yale B.A. and M.A. diplomas and several other certificates, loose notes and a second notebook containing lecture notes.


  • 1813-1830


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. 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.


2.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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Correspondence, documents, lecture notes, and other papers of Joseph Fowler, student at Yale University in the Class of 1817.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Fowler was the eldest child of Joseph and Abigail (Baldwin) Fowler, of Milford, Connecticut. He was born on October 7, 1798. He graduated from Yale College in 1817 and continued to receive a master's degree. He died in Milford in 1825 and was never married.

Guide to the Joseph Fowler Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
July 1981
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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