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Henchman S. Soule papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1110

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, account books, business papers, and ships' records, relating to the many commercial concerns and shipping ventures Henchman S. Soule and his brothers conducted from New Haven, Connecticut, including world voyages and investments in California gold exploration.

Dates

  • 1839-1859

Creator

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

Gift of Harvard School of Business Administration May, 1942.

Extent

1.75 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.1110

Overview

Correspondence, account books, business papers, and ships' records, relating to the many commercial concerns and shipping ventures Henchman S. Soule and his brothers conducted from New Haven, Connecticut, including world voyages and investments in California gold exploration.

Biographical / Historical

Henchman S. Soule of New Haven, Connecticut held an extensive shipping business. Ships of which he was a part owner with his brothers, or of which he was agent, traded with many foreign countries, as well as with ports in the United States. Two of his brothers and a nephew were masters of many of the ships. He had many private investments, and was agent for two commercial concerns, the papers of which are with the collection. The California Gold Expedition was one of his ventures.

Henchman S. Soule died in 1859. His papers were given to Yale University Library by the Harvard School of Business Administration in May 1942.
Title
Guide to the Henchman S. Soule Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
April 1980
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:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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New Haven, CT 06511

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