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Rudolph John Anderson papers
Call Number: MS 37
Overview: Writings and memorabilia of Rudolph John Anderson, professor of chemistry at Yale University, 1927-1948. The papers contain autobiographical memoirs, essays on the history of chemistry by Anderson and drafts of his book, The Chemistry of Lipoids..., published in 1938.
George Alfred Baitsell papers
Call Number: MS 902
Overview: Correspondence, experimental records, and miscellaneous papers related to George Baitsell (1885-1971) and his professional activities. Nearly one third of the papers consists of research material including laboratory data, reports, and recommendations based on a study of poisonous gases conducted for the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service, 1917-1919. His research on tuberculosis, for which he received a grant in 1925 is also documented here.
Joseph Barrell papers
Call Number: MS 778
Overview: Correspondence, the manuscript for "The Piedmont Terraces of the Northern Appalachians" in various stages; manuscripts and typescripts for "The Genesis of the Earth," "Relations of Pleistocene Warping to Strength of Crust," "Significance of the Equatorial Acceleration in the Sun's Rotation," and "The Strength of the Earth's Crust" Part IX; notes; and miscellaneous items on geology originating during Barrell's service as secretary of the geological faculty at Yale University. The correspondence...
Alan Mara Bateman papers
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.
William Beebe papers
Call Number: MS 907
Overview: The papers of William Beebe consist of three manuscripts: "Celestial Mechanics" (1901-1902), and two lectures given by Beebe in 1917. One is on John Milton and the other on the organization of Yale University
Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 552
Overview: The records consist of correspondence and subject files documenting the operations of the Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory at Yale University. Topics include faculty and personnel, environmental issues, national biological stations and institutions, and naval reports and research.
Boardman family papers
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,...
Bertram Borden Boltwood papers
Call Number: MS 90
Overview: Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, lectures, and other writings of B.B. Boltwood, scientist and professor of radiochemistry at Yale, best known for his early work in the study of radiation. Of particular note is Boltwood's extended correspondence with Lord Rutherford, the father of atomic physics.
John Shaw Boyce papers
Call Number: MS 756
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, and research material almost exclusively devoted to John Boyce's work on wood and wood diseases. About a third of the papers relate to Boyce's work on the use of wood in airplanes during World War I.
Robert Brown papers
Call Number: MS 934
Overview: Correspondence and legal and financial papers relating to a controversy with Yale University over a house to be constructed for Robert Brown's use as secretary of the Observatory. Included are letters from Hubert Anson Newton, William Whitman Farnam and William Kneeland Townsend. Also in the papers is correspondence concerning the Yale secret society, Scroll and Key.
Milton Conover papers
Call Number: MS 807
Overview: Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, clippings, photographs and memorabilia reflecting Conover's activities as a political science professor, an author, a temperance and prohibition advocate and a 1932 candidate for United States Senator as an Independent Republican in Connecticut.His correspondents include close family members and colleagues at the Brookings Institution in Washington, Yale University and Dickinson College, as well as political scientists on other campuses. The...
Department of Political Science, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 409
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, proposals, personnel records, and student files documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of Political Science.
Department of the History of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 738
Overview: The records consist of administrative files, reports, correspondence, and personnel and student records documenting the Department of the History of Science and Medicine (known as the Department of the History of Medicine prior to 1959) at the Yale Medical School. Included are the records of the department chairs John Farquhar Fulton, Frederick Lawrence Holmes, Derek John de Solla Price, and Lloyd Grenfell Stevenson, and the correspondence of professors George Rosen and Henry Ernest Sigerist.
Department of the History of Science and Medicine, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 107
Overview: The records consist of student, subject, course, and seminar files documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of the History of Science and Medicine. Included are files of department chairmen Derek de Solla Price and Asger Aaboe.
Department of the Social Sciences, Yale University, minutes of faculty meetings
Call Number: RU 429
Overview: The records consist of minutes from faculty meetings of the Yale Department of the Social Sciences. Included in the minutes is information on doctoral candidates.
Deputy provost for science and technology, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 1054
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, reports, and topical files maintained by the office of the Deputy Provost for Science and Technology.
Augustus Jay DuBois papers
Call Number: MS 931
Overview: Correspondence, engineering notebooks, lectures, and manuscripts on engineering, poems, plays, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter. The correspondence is chiefly on engineering, but also contains three notes from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. discussing science and religion. All of DuBois' poems and plays also deal with the topics of science and religion. Also included is his unpublished manuscript: Mechanics of Engineering.
Daniel Cady Eaton papers
Call Number: MS 581
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and other papers of Daniel Cady Eaton, botanist and professor at Yale. The correspondence is of an almost exclusively scientific nature and includes letters from a number of important scientists. Also included are some genealogical materials on the Eaton family.
Alexander William Evans papers
Call Number: MS 866
Overview: The papers contain correspondence covering Evans' tenure as curator and curator emeritus of the Eaton Herbarium and other botanical collections and primarily concern collecting and identifying species of lichens, mosses, liverworts and other plants.
Farnam family papers
Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...