Scope and Contents
Consists of correspondence, legal and financial documents, writings, photographs and ephemera, and research materials and genealogies pertaining to the Daggett family.
Includes the correspondence of David Daggett, his wife Wealthy Ann Munson Daggett, his sons Leonard Augustus Daggett and Rev. Oliver Ellsworth Daggett, and his grandson Dr. David Lewis Daggett. Also included is correspondence between Dr. David Lewis Daggett and his wife, Margaret Donaldson Gibbons Daggett, their son Leonard Mayhew Daggett, and Margaret's sister Sarah Ellen Gibbons Thompson. Business records include business, legal, and financial records from several members of the Daggett family, including a group of deeds belonging to David Daggett. Also contains estate records and property inventories relating to the deaths of Daggett family members. Research materials consist of biographical information, family histories, obituaries, and geneologies, the majority being compiled by Beatrice S. Bartlett. Included in smaller quantities are papers of Alfred, Ebenezer, Henry (1741-1830), Henry (1758-1843), Horace, Naphtali, and William Daggett. Napthali, who was president of Yale College (1766-1777), and Henry (1758-1843) were father and son; the relationships of other family members is distant or unclear.
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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gifts from various sources, 1931-1975, purchases from several dealers, 1944-1954, and gifts from Beatrice S. Bartlett, 2019-2021.
The material is arranged into five series: correspondence, business and legal records, writings, photographs and ephemera, and family research materials.
19.31 Linear Feet (45 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial documents, writings, photographs and ephemera, and research materials and genealogies pertaining to the Daggett family.
- Daggett family
- Daggett, David Lewis, 1820-1896
- Daggett, Ebenezer, d. 1781
- Daggett, Henry, 1741-1830
- Daggett, Henry, 1758-1843
- Daggett, Leonard Augustus, 1790-1867
- Daggett, Leonard Mayhew, 1863-1949
- Daggett, Naphtali, 1727-1780
- Daggett, William
- Yale University -- Religion
- Guide to the Daggett Family Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Robert Bartels, Diane E. Kaplan and William E. Brown, Jr.
- April 1986
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- January 2002: Finding aid revision description not supplied.
- April 2023: Finding aid revised and updated by Robert Bartels
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
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