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Milton Stahl Garver papers

Call Number: MS 1448

Scope and Contents

The Milton Stahl Garver Papers consist of five volumes of photograph albums which document Garver's foreign travels, primarily in western Europe, from 1900 through 1935. The albums include numerous photographs of France including pictures taken during Garver's service during World War I. It contains photographs of Garver's trips to Mexico and Greece. Photographs of Yale University are interspersed through the volumes. Laura Garver Miller donated her brother's papers to the Yale University Library in 1937.


  • 1900-1935


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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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.


Arranged chronologically.


3 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

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The papers consist of photographs which document Milton Garver's foreign travels, primarily in Western Europe.

Biographical / Historical

Milton Garver was born on September 3, 1879 in Navarre, Ohio. He received a A.B. degree from Adelbert College in 1901 and graduated from Yale University (M.A., 1902; Ph.D., 1904). Garver taught French at Yale from 1905-1918 and 1919-1937. He also served as an interpreter during World War I and at the Paris Peace Conference (1919). Garver died in Clifton Springs, New York on August 6, 1937.

Guide to the Milton Stahl Garver Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan
December 1989
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

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