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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 376
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 79
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Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 66
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Henry Raup Wagner collection of Philip Nolan papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-344
Overview: The Philip Nolan papers document his expeditions from Louisiana into Texas in the years 1791-1801 and the reaction of the Spanish governors of Texas and Nuevo Santander, including the trial of Nolan's men by the Spanish.
Dates: 1797-1808

Henry Raup Wagner collection of Texas and Coahuila land grants

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-341
Overview: Petitions for land grants in Coahuila and Texas and supporting documentation.
Dates: 1829-1831

Wake and Bellhouse collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 33
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises 16 cabinet photographs and 11 carte-de-visite photographs, dated between 1862 and 1892, relating to the Wake and Bellhouse families of Sheffield. With a small oval portrait in a contemporary frame, and a mid-19th century original manuscript story written by a young girl, entitled “The History of a Dog, True Story.” The story is fourteen pages, with an additional page listing other “books by the same authoress.” The handwriting suggests a young hand. Bound in...
Dates: 1862-1892

James Wales archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 26
Overview: The collection comprises diaries, notebooks, and other manuscript documents concerning the travels of James Wales in India, with a particular focus on antiquities of Poona and the nearby cave temples of Ellora.
Dates: 1786-1797

Sir Edward Walpole and Dorothy Clement Family Papers

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Call Number: LWL MSS 37
Overview: The Sir Edward Walpole and Dorothy Clement Family Papers hold more than six hundred letters exchanged during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries between members of the Walpole and Clement families, primarily the children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, and nephews of Sir Edward Walpole and his common-law wife Dorothy Clement. The correspondents—predominantly women—lived in and around London, and wrote of their social and family activities, current events, and their affection...
Dates: 1745-1812

Walpole family ephemera collection

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Call Number: LWL MSS 17
Overview: A collection of printed portraits, topographical views, real estate advertisements, maps, and other ephemera associated with the English historian and collector Horace Walpole (1717-1797), his family, and their properties. The majority of the items are plates produced for publications, and over half of the collection is related to two of the family's estates, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, Middlesex, and Houghton Hall near King's Lynn, Norfolk.
Dates: 1716-1903

Horace Walpole collection

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Call Number: LWL MSS 1
Overview: The collection includes approximately 3,000 letters to and from Horace Walpole as well as other manuscript materials by him, including copies of Aedes Walpolianae and The Mysterious Mother, his commonplace books, his "Books of Materials," and various miscellanies.
Dates: 1725-1797

Thomas Walpole Family Papers

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Call Number: LWL MSS 16
Overview: The Thomas Walpole Family Papers contain approximately 400 letters and other papers, mostly dating from the 1760s through the 1830s, that document the commercial, financial, political, legal, and diplomatic ventures of four generations of one branch of the Walpole family in England, being Thomas Walpole (1727-1803), his sons Thomas Walpole (1755-1840) and Lambert Theodore Walpole (1757-1798), grandson Spencer Horatio Walpole (1806-1898), and great-grandson Sir Spencer Walpole (1839-1907).
Dates: 1751-1972, bulk 1765-1835

Max Walter commercial art for W. & J. Sloane

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Call Number: GEN MSS 929
Overview: The collection consists primarily of pen-and-wash drawings of furniture and home accessories drawn by Max Walter for the W. & J. Sloane company. The drawings depict a range of furniture and home furnishing styles available to the public and were featured in advertisements for W. & J. Sloane printed in newspapers and magazine. The drawings document changing styles in the American commercial domestic furniture industry in the middle decades of the twentieth century. Also found are...
Dates: 1934-1981

Waltham Hospital medical records

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Call Number: Ms Coll 82
Overview: The collection includes seven bound volumes of hand-written medical records from Waltham Hospital (Waltham Massachusetts) created between 1889-1897 and one book about Alfred Worcester, M.D. (1855-1951), who practiced medicine at Waltham Hospital. Each volume contains the records of approximately 100 patients written by attending physicians. Records may include progress notes, operative reports, medication records, pathology reports, patient dispositions, and drawings. The collection documents...
Dates: 1889-1897, 1925

Alfred Wareing archive

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Call Number: MSS 49
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises material relating to the theatrical manager and producer, Alfred Wareing, and his family. Incudes photographs, correspondence and clippings.
Dates: ca. 1891-2007

John Collins Warren correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 15
Overview: Most of the collection consists of autograph letters by prominent physicians and scientists in America and abroad to John Collins Warren, surgeon and naturalist. Two letters are by Warren.
Dates: 1812-1856

Watercolors and Pencil Drawings Related to the Utah Expedition

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3861
Overview: Watercolors and pencil drawings created by Henry Sommer related to the United States Army Utah Expedition, including sites, persons, and other activities chiefly in the Kansas Territory and Utah Territory, 1858-1860. An identified site in the Kansas Territory consists of a view of a camp, probably near Fort Leavenworth. Identified sites in the Utah Territory include military camps at Camp Crosman, Camp Floyd (later known as Fort Crittenden), and Fort Bridger. Activities include views of...
Dates: circa 1858-1859

Harvey Weiss papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 992
Overview: The collection consists primarily of artwork and storyboards for books authored and illustrated by Harvey Weiss, as well as correspondence, clippings, printed material, photographs and other material relating to various book projects and several illustrated journals. The collection documents Harvey Weiss's career as a children's illustrator and author, and his process of researching, writing and illustrating books.
Dates: circa 1955-2007

Harry Gideon Wells papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 23
Overview: Harry Gideon Wells, pathologist and immunologist, was born July 21, 1875 in New Haven, Connecticut and attended Hillhouse High School. He graduated from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, in 1895. He was an authority on the chemical aspects of pathology and immunology.

Collection materials include his autobiography, student notebooks, drafts and published writings, reunion books, and obituaries.
Dates: 1894-1943

[Collection of prints, letters, and printed ephemera pertaining to the Earl of Strafford]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB145
Overview: Includes an original watercolor, 2 Dutch prints, 3 English prints, prints of Charles I (1600-49), Lords and Commons as they appeared at Strafford's trial, and Strafford's execution, facsimiles of autographs, and a contemporary printed copy of "The Earle of Straffords last Speech on the Scaffold."
Dates: 1630-1641

Western Americana card photograph file

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos File
Overview: This collection consists of card photographs of various sizes and formats, as well as unmounted photographic prints, circa 1851-1965. The collection documents a broad range of commercial photography between 1860 and 1910, mainly created by regional operators and traveling photographers. The collection also includes examples by renowned photographers, such as Frank Jay Haynes, William Henry Jackson, Alexander Martin, Isaiah West Taber, and Carleton E. Watkins.
Dates: circa 1850-circa 1970, bulk 1860-1910

Western film lobby card and poster collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2607
Overview: The collection consists primarily of lobby cards, posters, and promotional fliers, relating to western films made from 1916 to the 1980s. There are also some pressbooks and photographs in the collection. Represented within the collection are works by notable directors, such as John Ford, Howard Hawks, Allan Dwan, Henry King, Billy Wilder, Roman Polanski, William S. Hart, Sergio Leone, André de Toth, Nicholas Ray, Raoul Walsh, Anthony Mann, and Sam Peckinpah. Also represented are works featuring...
Dates: 1916-1981

Edith Wharton collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 42
Overview: The Edith Wharton Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers relating to the life and career of American author Edith Wharton, as well as letters and research material gathered by Gaillard Lapsley, Percy Lubbock, Oscar Lichtenberg, Georges Markow-Totevy, and Louis Auchincloss.
Dates: 1868-1981 (inclusive)