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Joel Foote Bingham papers

Call Number: MS 868

Scope and Contents

The Joel Foote Bingham Papers consists of three manuscript volumes of poetry dating between 1855 and 1886. Included are a volume entitled "The Swedish Lovers, A Tale of the Prairies" and two notebooks containing original poems and translations.

These volumes were a gift of H. H. C. Bingham to Yale University in 1950.


  • 1855-1886


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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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 H. H. C. Bingham in 1950.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

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Three manuscript volumes of poetry, including "The Swedish lovers, a tale of the prairies," in one volume,and two notebooks of original poems and translations.

Biographical / Historical

Joel Foote Bingham; from 1852-1858, proprietor and principal of a boys' preparatory school in New York; in 1860 became a pastor in Buffalo, New York; in 1867 moved to First Parish Church, Augusta, Maine; in 1871 entered ministry of the Episcopal Church and served at St. John's Church, Portsmouth, N.H., St. John's Church, Waterbury, Ct., and St. James' Church, New London, Ct.; author and lecturer.

Guide to the Joel Foote Bingham Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Jane Elaine Gerttz
December 1981
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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