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Alliance Française Groupe de New Haven records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1268
Overview: Correspondence, records and printed material of Alliance Française Groupe de New Haven. Correspondents include local officers of Alliance Française, officials of the national Fédération de l'Alliance Française aux États-Unis, and potential lecturers.
Dates: 1907-1944

Alling family papers

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Call Number: MS 1091
Overview: Chiefly legal papers of the Alling family of New Haven, Connecticut. Included are ninety Connecticut deeds (1742-1871) many of which are for Orange and Milford, Connecticut. The largest group of papers concerns Joseph Alling and the estate of his father Chauncey Alling. Other items are a report of Thaddeus Alling's estate (1832), an application for oyster grounds in New Haven by Chauncey Alling, and a book of poetry by Anna L. Johnson.
Dates: 1726-1885

Allis family papers

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Call Number: MS 1368
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, bills, receipts, legal papers, genealogical notes, and miscellanea concerning the Allis family of New Haven, Connecticut, and members of the Colton, Stockbridge, and Foote families, 1840-1895.
Dates: 1840-1895

Bacon-Schneeloch family papers

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Call Number: MS 707
Overview: The papers consist of family correspondence, autograph albums, diaries, notebooks, financial records, photographs and memorabilia, principally of Leonard Woolsey Bacon, a physician, and of his first wife, Emma Waleska Schneeloch. The largest part of the papers is made up of Bacon's prescription books (1892-1937) containing diagnosis, prescriptions, and name, age and occupation for each patient. Also in the papers are the financial records of his practice (1907-1919) which, together with the...
Dates: 1875-1935

Charles F. Baldwin, Class of 1888, Yale College, photograph collection documenting life at Yale and in New Haven

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Call Number: RU 661
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Yale and New Haven, Connecticut, taken by Charles F. Baldwin while a student at Yale. The photographs document student life during the late 1880s and the blizzard of 1888.
Dates: circa 1888

Albert Hampton Barclay papers

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Call Number: MS 1191
Overview: Correspondence, printed material, photographs and miscellanea of Albert H. Barclay, a Yale graduate, class of 1891, and a New Haven attorney. Includes football articles written for the Yale Alumni Weekly, class photographs, and family materials.
Dates: 1899-1936

Arthur Seth Barnes, Class of 1892, Yale College, photograph album documenting Yale University and New Haven

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Call Number: RU 972
Overview: The album consists of photographs of Yale campus and scenes of New Haven, Connecticut. Included are a few photographs of students and sports events.
Dates: circa 1889-1892

Viola F. Barnes photograph collection documenting life at Yale

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Call Number: RU 660
Overview: The materials consist of photographs documenting Viola Barnes's (Yale 1919 PhD) student life at Yale and in New Haven. Included are photographs of fellow women graduate students, friends, outings, and activities.
Dates: 1916-1919

Paul Joseph Bass papers

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Call Number: MS 1826
Overview: The papers consist of topical files and clippings relating to the career of Paul Bass as a journalist primarily covering affairs in New Haven and Connecticut. The collection includes topical files relating to the American Independent Movement, the New Haven Independent, Richard C. Lee, former New Haven Police chief, Nicholas Pastore, and other topics. It also includes clippings of articles by both Paul and Carole Bass, and dates back to Paul Bass' time as a...
Dates: 1966-2004

Alan Mara Bateman papers

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Call Number: MS 641
Overview: Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.
Dates: 1907-1968

Battell family papers

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Call Number: MS 906
Overview: The papers consist of ninety-four family letters (1810-1853), the diaries of Sarah Robbins Battell and three of her daughters, and twenty-seven letters (1889-1894) to Robbins Battell.
Dates: 1810-1894

Boardman family papers

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Call Number: MS 89
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, account books, daybooks, legal papers, deeds, and land books of the Boardman family of New Haven and New Milford, Conn., which had extensive real estate holdings in Connecticut and the Western Reserve. Family members include William Whiting Boardman, (1794-1871) lawyer and probate judge of New Haven, Conn.; his father Elijah Boardman, (1760-1823) U.S. Senator from Connecticut who had holdings in the Connecticut Land Company and the three Ohio townships of Palmyra,...
Dates: 1770-1917

Bradley family papers

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Call Number: MS 777
Overview: Correspondence, notebooks, account books, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers of the Bradley family of New Haven, Connecticut. The papers, which are largely from the 19th century, include Civil War letters, account books by a New Haven manufacturer, and a photograph album. There are also World War I letters from Edward H. Bradley.
Dates: 1817-1950

Bristol family papers

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Call Number: MS 101
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, account books and memorabilia of the Bristol family of New Haven and New London, Connecticut. The major figures in the collection are the descendants of Simeon Bristol (1739-1805); his son, William Bristol, and his grandsons, William Brooks Bristol, and Louis Bristol, all prominent lawyers, judges and members of the state legislature in Connecticut.Nearly a third of the papers is made up of land deeds for New Haven and New London counties...
Dates: 1769-1877

Elizabeth Mills Brown files on New Haven architecture

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Call Number: MS 1946
Overview: Elizabeth Mills Brown was an architectural historian whose life work focused on the architecture of New Haven, Connecticut, and surrounding areas. This collection consists of writings, maps, photographs, reports, and notes that she created and amassed in the course of her extensive research on the architecture and built environment of New Haven and Connecticut. It includes her Yale master's thesis on Center Church on the Green in New Haven; early, annotated drafts, "itineraries," and...
Dates: Circa 1919-2001, bulk 1967-1976

Carpenter family papers

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Call Number: MS 911
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence among members of a single family: William Carpenter, his wife, Charity, and their nine children. The letters reveal the departure of William Carpenter from his family and his estrangement from his wife ca. 1810. The major subjects of the letters are the children's education and their careers. One son, Walter, attended Yale (1824-1828) and describes student life. Other letters describe the terms of an apprenticeship and a daughter, Philinia, writes of her...
Dates: 1810-1828

Norman White Cary papers

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Call Number: MS 883
Overview: The papers consist of letters exchanged between Norman White Cary and his mother and sister during his four years at Yale College. The letters provide a detailed record of his life as a student with accounts of studies, finances, social and cultural events, and life in New Haven. His mother's letters are intensely solicitous of Cary's physical and moral well-being, but also describe family happenings and social life in Philadelphia where she was head of a school for young ladies.
Dates: 1866-1870

John Graves Chapman papers

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Call Number: MS 891
Overview: The papers consist of nine volumes, six of which contain records of claims for pensions made by Civil War veterans from Connecticut. The remaining volumes contain accounts related to John Graves Chapman's insurance business, a letterbook (ca. 1866-1879), and a collection of mounted postmarks.
Dates: 1866-1914

Chauncey family papers

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Call Number: MS 135
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel...
Dates: 1675-1928

Civil War manuscripts collection

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Call Number: MS 619
Overview: The Civil War Manuscripts Collection was created to give the researcher more direct access to small and fragmentary collections of material on the subject of the Civil War in the United States, 1861-1865. It is an intentionally assembled collection of diaries, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and ephemera primarily documenting military events and daily camp life, as well as family life on the home front and civilian activities. Many Connecticut regiments are represented throughout...
Dates: 1859-1900, bulk 1861-1865