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Hemingway family papers

Call Number: MS 276

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, financial papers, and memorabilia of the Hemingway and Hart families.


  • 1830-1961


Conditions Governing Access

While this collection as a whole is available for research, parts of it may be restricted due to law, university policy or fragility. Any restricted material will be noted as such.

The materials are open for research.

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 S. B. Hemingway estate, 1963.


9 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL


The papers consist of correspondence, financial papers, and memorabilia of the Hemingway and Hart families.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Burdett Hemingway, 1886-1958: educator; A.B., Yale 1904, A.M., 1905, Ph.D., 1908; instructor in English, Yale 1908-1913, asst. prof., 1913-1926, assoc. prof., 1926-1933, prof. English, 1933-1950, prof. emeritus, 1950-1958; master of Berkeley College, 1937-1950, Master emeritus, 1950-1958.

For charts outlining the genealogical relations of the Hemingway and Dimock families, please consult theGenealogical Charts.

Guide to the Hemingway Family Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Marguerite S. Witkop
July 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

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