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Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000
Overview: A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.
Dates: circa 1860

Peter Newell collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 63
Overview: The collection contains 35 drawings by illustrator Peter Newell which were acquired by the library, either by purchase or gift, primarily through funds left to the library by Newell's grandson Alfred Z. Baker (1907-1987). They include illustrations created for the Harper and Brothers firm and their periodicals Harper's Weekly, Harper's Monthly, and Harper's Bazar; illustrations created for other publishers; and examples of Newell's personal artwork, such as a self-portrait and portraits of his...
Dates: 1893-1914

Ezra Stiles Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1475
Overview: The Ezra Stiles Papers contain correspondence; autograph manuscript writings, many incorporating maps and drawings; personal papers and artifacts; family papers; and writings by others and printed material owned by Ezra Stiles or the Stiles family. Correspondence, 1740s-1795, consists of incoming letters, autograph manuscript copies of outgoing letters, and related family and third-party correspondence. Writings by Stiles, 1740s-1795, include research notes, drafts, and other works, with...
Dates: 1667-1991, bulk 1740-1795

Trumbull College manuscript collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 331
Overview: Contains legal documents signed by Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785) while governor, and one letter from him to Jonathan Trumbull (1740-1809); a letter from George Washington to Jonathan Trumbull (1740-1809); letters between John Trumbull and various people, regarding his paintings and exhibitions; receipts relating to his work; and draft and printed versions of the handbill announcing the print of his "The Declaration of Independence."
Dates: 1743-1830

United States presidents collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 271
Overview: Letters, legal documents, and other material created or signed by United States presidents.
Dates: 1778-1948