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Lyman Family papers
Call Number: MS 337
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Joseph Bardwell Lyman, a lawyer and journalist. The papers include his correspondence, diaries, business papers, account books, court books, and articles written between 1858-1865. His student career is documented with papers written while at Yale College (1845-1850) and at the University of Louisiana Law School. As a distant relative of the Dickinson family of Amherst, Massachusetts, he corresponded with Emily Dickinson, her brother, Austin, and her...
Underhill Moore papers
Call Number: MS 356
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, course materials, diaries, legal documents, printed material, reports, subject files, and writings that document Underhill Moore's career as a law professor and his personal life. The papers emphasize Moore's teaching, writing, and involvement with Columbia Law School, Yale Law School, and the Institute of Human Relations at Yale University from 1924 to 1943. The papers also contain materials relating to Dr. William O. Moore and the Abraham Underhill estate.
Dates: 1870-1948, bulk 1925-1943
Charles Gould Morris family papers
Call Number: MS 622
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, daguerrotypes, and other material documenting the professional career of Charles Gould Morris and the personal lives of several family members. Morris's political career, his dairy business activities, and his municipal and civic concerns in Connecticut are documented. The letters and papers of family members involved in the settlement of the American frontier and in the Civil War are included, as are...
Morse Family Papers
Call Number: MS 358
Overview: The principal figures in this collection are Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) and his sons Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) and Richard Cary Morse (1795-1868). More than half of the collection is made up of correspondence (1779-1868) among members of the family. Also included are legal and financial papers, sermons by Jedidiah and Richard Cary Morse, travel journals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.
Filmer Stuart Cuckow Northrop papers
Call Number: MS 627
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, notes and lectures, writings, research materials, publications of other scholars, photographs, journals, and miscellanea documenting the professional career of Filmer Stuart Cuckow Northrop, professor of philosophy and law at Yale University from 1923-1962. The papers primarily document the professional activities and research interests of Northrop, not his Yale teaching career and personal life. The correspondence reflects his professional and research...
Dates: 1914-1992, bulk 1914-1985
Justus Richard Pearson, Jr. papers
Call Number: MS 1365
Overview: The papers consist of personal diaries written by Pearson from 1931-1954. They cover his last year at Cass Technical High School in Detroit, his attendance at Hopkins Grammar School, his years at Yale University, his World War II alternative service, and his graduate school career at Columbia University.
Peck family papers
Call Number: MS 1031
Overview: Papers of several branches of the Peck family in Connecticut. Half of the collection is made up of the papers of the Ambrose Peck family (1691-1911) including correspondence, diaries, account books, legal papers, photographs, and memorabilia. Noteworthy are letters on the Battle of Bunker Hill and the War of 1812, as well as diaries by Abby Ann Hyde Peck from her school days, 1824-1832, and her old age, 1874-1883. Another member of the family represented is Tracy Peck (1785-1862) an important...
Bernadotte Perrin papers
Call Number: MS 1018
Overview: Student notes on lectures in literature and the classics Perrin attended in Berlin (1876-1878), notes for lectures at Adelbert College and Yale University, corrected proofs for a volume of Plutarch's Lives, and miscellaneous personal papers, largely relating to Perrin's office as writer of the presentations for the honorary degrees at Yale University commencements (1902-1911). Included also is a small amount of correspondence about his publications and five...
William Winston Pettus papers
Call Number: MS 786
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, and memorabilia of William Winston Pettus, surgeon at the Hsiang-Ya Hospital of the Yale-China Association in Changsha, China. His letters to his parents, beginning in 1928, report on his undergraduate life at Yale and later on medical school. After 1940, when he returned to China, his letters discuss his day-to-day activities as a doctor in wartime at the hospital in Changsha. The writings include diaries and drafts of unpublished articles. Also in the papers...
William Henry Potter Papers
Call Number: MS 1047
Overview: Private journals, ledgers and scrapbooks kept by William H. Potter of Groton, Conn. and Brandon, Mississippi (1851-1955). The journals contain descriptions of his activities and discourses on religion and politics. A commonplace book (1837-1848) gives some information on his brief attendance at Yale and his stay at Bacon School. The papers contain an unidentified 1933 judicial diary and a Norwich, Conn. account book. The papers also contain a diary (1859-1861) and other materials of Kittie...
Roe family papers
Call Number: MS 774
Overview: The papers contain family correspondence, missionary correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, printed works, photoprints, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of Alfred Cox Roe, Emma Wickham Roe, Mary Abigail Roe, Walter Clark Roe, Mary Wickham Roe, Joseph Wickham Roe, Henry Roe Cloud, and several other Roe relatives. The Roe family papers have extensive material on family life, specifically concerning such subjects as relations between brothers and sisters and parents...
James Harvey Rogers papers
Call Number: MS 421
Overview: The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, newspaper clippings, and teaching materials which document the career of James Harvey Rogers. The correspondence documents Rogers's academic appointments, research, participation in formulating economic policies for the New Deal, his post as American representative to the Economic Committee of the League of Nations, and his trip to China, Japan, and India in 1934 as a representative of the U.S. Treasury to study the silver...
Charles Schuchert papers
Call Number: MS 435
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, financial papers, diary, a manuscript autobiography, photographs and memorabilia. The major part of the papers is made up of Schuchert's professional correspondence while curator of the geological collections at the Peabody Museum at Yale (1904-1923). Subsequent correspondence is related to his work in the field of paleontology. Also in the papers is the incoming correspondence of Charles Emerson Beecher, Schuchert's predecessor at the Peabody Museum....
Dates: 1859-1943, bulk 1884-1943
John Christopher Schwab family papers
Call Number: MS 434
Overview: The papers include correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, wills, scrapbooks, albums, genealogical records and memorabilia of several generations of the Schwab family. Principal figures are Gustav Friedrich Schwab; his wife, Eliza Catherine Von Post Schwab; and their son, John Christopher Schwab. The papers of Gustav Friedrich Schwab include business correspondence during his presidency of the firm of Oelrichs & Co. in New York and travel diaries (1843-1846). An additional diary...
John Cotton Smith papers
Call Number: MS 460
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and other documents of John Cotton Smith and his family. Material relating to Simeon Smith, Cotton Mather Smith, and William Mather Smith is also included.
Dates: 1768-1924, bulk 1781-1865
John William Sterling papers
Call Number: MS 1097
Overview: The papers largely consist of journals (1853-1864) begun in Sterling's home in Stratford, Connecticut and include three of his years at Yale College, with loose sheets for the period from April to July 1860, his freshman year. Also included are a commonplace book and miscellaneous items, including a translation of a Greek reader made in 1858, Yale memorabilia, correspondence, certificates, legal and financial documents, speeches, writings, photographs, and a memorial scrapbook.
Harold Phelps Stokes papers
Call Number: MS 645
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, memoranda, notes, writings, clippings, and subject files documenting the personal life and professional career of Harold Phelps Stokes. His interests in United States foreign policy and domestic politics, the Alger Hiss case, the Paris Peace Conference, New York City politics and government, prison reform, and journalism are documented. Stokes corresponded with many prominent American political and social figures.
Increase Niles Tarbox papers
Call Number: MS 1153
Overview: Notes, poems, and a journal representing Increase Tarbox's student years including those at Yale and a manuscript for a book of hymns and poetry.
Dates: 1832-1884, bulk 1844-1884
Terry family papers
Call Number: MS 482
Overview: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...
Morris Franklin Tyler papers
Call Number: MS 1135
Overview: The papers consist of diaries, lectures, and writings on various aspects of European culture, and a notebook on "Medieval Asia" kept by Morris Franklin Tyler's son, Leonard S. Tyler. The diaries (1875-1907) are largely devoted to family life in New Haven and Woodbridge, Connecticut, but also comment on current political issues, particularly the presidential elections of 1876 and 1884. Also in the papers are letters from John James Audubon to Andrew Bigelow, and from William A. Buckingham to...