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Archibald Smith Foord papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 136

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, teaching materials, research notes, speeches, printed matter, and a small amount of family correspondence comprise the papers of Archibald Foord. Nearly half the papers consist of note cards, research materials and manuscripts, primarily on British history. Included is the complete manuscript of: His Majesty's Opposition, 1714-1830 (published in 1964). Another large segment of the papers reflects Foord's teaching career at Yale and includes class notes, examinations, lectures, student papers, and grade books. Some family correspondence for the years 1934-1945 is also in the papers.

Dates

  • 1926-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Box 2, materials concerning Yale students, is restricted until January 1, 2032 as established by Yale Corporation regulations.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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 the estate of Andrew Keogh, 1953; of the Dean's Office of Saybrook College, 1969; and of Archibald S. Foord's estate, 1970.

Extent

8.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0136

Overview

Correspondence, manuscripts, teaching materials, research notes, speeches, printed matter, and a small amount of family correspondence comprise the papers of Archibald Foord. Nearly half the papers consist of note cards, research materials and manuscripts, primarily on British history. Included is the complete manuscript of: His Majesty's Opposition, 1714-1830 (published in 1964). Another large segment of the papers reflects Foord's teaching career at Yale and includes class notes, examinations, lectures, student papers, and grade books. Some family correspondence for the years 1934-1945 is also in the papers.

Biographical / Historical

Archibald S. Foord: professor of history at Yale University, 1940-1942, 1946-1969; served in the U.S. Navy, 1942-1946; author of numerous books and articles.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Archibald S. Foord Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
March 1983
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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120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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