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Architectural drawings and maps of Yale University buildings and grounds

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Call Number: RU 1
Overview: The materials consist of design, preliminary, working, shop, and "as built" architectural drawings and maps of buildings and grounds owned or used by Yale University. The drawings range from original concepts to full scale details of equipment and ornamentation. The media vary from water colors, pen and ink sketches, pencil on tracing paper drawings to blueprints and photostats.
Dates: circa 1728-2002

Clubs, societies, and organizations at Yale records

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Call Number: RU 56
Overview: The records consist of minutes of meetings, membership lists, correspondence, constitutions and bylaws, scrapbooks, library records, financial and business records, programs and invitations, articles and news clippings, reports, songbooks, notices, newsletters, and related materials documenting the organization, activities, and operations of various student, faculty, and staff organizations, and other Yale community groups.
Dates: circa 1768-2006

Early Yale documents collection

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Call Number: RU 1154
Summary: Correspondence, minutes, financial records, charters and official acts, inventories of books and other property, and other papers documenting the founding and early history of Yale College. Documents include the original charter of the Collegiate School; letters by and to the first trustees of the school; and the 1718 inventory of books donated to the school by Elihu Yale.
Dates: 1700-1902

Faculty of Yale College records

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Call Number: RU 541
Overview: The records consist of memoranda and reports documenting the activities and operations of the Faculty of Yale College. Included are minutes from meetings of the faculty and executive committee, committee reports, attendance books, committee membership lists, and financial papers.
Dates: 1751-1994

Alexander Metcalf Fisher Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1473
Overview: The Alexander Metcalf Fisher papers consist of correspondence, scientific and personal writings, school notes, eulogies, and other material by or about the Yale College student (Class of 1813) and Yale professor. Drafts and calculations for articles on mathematics, physics, astronomy, and other subjects published between 1817 and 1822, as well as scripts for forty lectures in natural philosophy, illustrate Fisher’s academic career in the context of contemporary scientific learning. Documenting...
Dates: 1803-1898, bulk 1809-1822, 1803-1898, bulk 1809-1822

James Abraham Hillhouse papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 444
Overview: The James Abraham Hillhouse Papers contain writings and personal papers documenting the literary activities of a member of the prominent New Haven Hillhouse family during the early-to-mid nineteenth century. Writings consist of drafts of plays, essays, poems, and other genres, including notebooks dating from Hillhouse's days as a student at Yale College, covering subjects such as the sermons of Yale President Timothy Dwight and the philosophical lectures of professor Jeremiah Day, who succeeded...
Dates: 1804-1844

Images of Yale individuals

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Call Number: RU 684
Overview: The materials consists of pictures of individuals associated with Yale, including students, faculty, officers, and visitors. Includes portrait photographs, and prints of drawings and paintings.
Dates: circa 1750-2001

Student life at Yale photographs

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Call Number: RU 736
Overview: The materials consist of photographs and drawings documenting various aspects of student life and activities at Yale. Included are pictures of commencement ceremonies, class day activities, parties and dances, sports, protests, theatrical performances, classroom and other interior scenes, and Yale during wartime.
Dates: circa 1779-1988

Student unrest at Yale collection

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Call Number: RU 83
Overview: The materials consist of petitions, correspondence, photographs, notes, and clippings documenting various student riots and protests at Yale.
Dates: circa 1774-2007

Yale athletics photographs

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Call Number: RU 691
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Yale athletic events, associations and facilities. Included are shots of practices, teams, individual athletes, cheerleaders, and games. Also included are posters, lithographs and engravings from nineteenth-century magazines. Baseball, crew, football, swimming, and track are particularly well documented.
Dates: circa 1850-2007

Yale classes photographs

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Call Number: RU 779
Overview: The materials consist of formal portraits, group portraits, and reunion photographs of students and graduates of Yale College, Yale School of Law, Yale School of Divinity, Yale School of Medicine and the Sheffield Scientific School.
Dates: 1806-1971

Yale College book of averages (student grade books)

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Call Number: RU 584
Overview: The volumes document academic performance of students from the Classes of 1813-1918, Yale College.
Dates: 1813-1918

Yale College student records concerning attendance, residence, and discipline

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Call Number: RU 208
Overview: The records consist of administrative files, reports, and correspondence documenting activities and the operations of the Yale College registrar. Included are student files and grade books, entrance cards, room assignments, and attendance records.
Dates: 1801-1965

Yale course lectures collection

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Call Number: RU 159
Overview: The collection consists of notes on course lectures taken by Yale students and course notes and recorded lectures by Yale faculty.
Dates: Circa 1706-1989

Yale Diploma Collection

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Call Number: RU 150
Overview: The collection consists of diplomas awarded by Yale.
Dates: Circa 1702-1950

Yale student papers collection

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Call Number: RU 331
Overview: The collection consists of research papers and essays by Yale students. Included are many prize-winning essays.
Dates: 1840-2019