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Dickson H. and Marjorie B. Leavens papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 715
Overview: The major portion of the papers of Dickson H. Leavens, economist and faculty member of the Yale Mission College in China, is made up of family and business correspondence. In the family correspondence, conducted regularly over nearly two decades (1909-1922), Leavens reports on the activities of the College and on political events in China, particularly in Changsha and Hunan. With his business correspondents, who were largely members of the Yale-in-China staff, the main subject is mission...
Dates: 1904-1972

Jonathan Lee papers

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Call Number: MS 958
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, journals and sermons of Jonathan Lee, which document his professional and personal life in Massachusetts, Vermont, and Connecticut.
Dates: 1781-1857

James Harvey Linsley family papers

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Call Number: MS 1424
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notes, school compositions, other writings, and accounts of the Linsley family. James Harvey Linsley's papers reflect his interest in natural history and include newspaper articles and student notes from Yale College.
Dates: 1815-1858

Elias Loomis family papers

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Call Number: MS 331
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogical and professional research material and writings, and financial records of Elias Loomis and his sons Henry Bradford and Francis Engelsby Loomis. The papers record Elias Loomis' scientific studies, particularly in astronomy and meteorology. Genealogical notes and writings document the family history through the descendants of Joseph Loomis. Correspondence concerning Elias Loomis' father, sisters, and brothers, who were...
Dates: 1727-1947

Charles Templeman Loram papers

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Call Number: MS 10
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, articles, reports, notes, lectures, memorabilia, and other papers of Charles Templeman Loram, educator and professor of education in South Africa and at Yale. Included are papers both from his work at Yale and his earlier work as an educational administrator in South Africa. There is also one box of records from the South Africa Native Affairs Commission.
Dates: 1779-1975, bulk 1884-1940

A. Sidney Lovett papers

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Call Number: MS 1089
Overview: Correspondence, sermons, writings, photographs, printed material and miscellanea detailing the professional career and personal life of Sidney Lovett, a clergyman and chaplain at Yale University. Lovett's activities as a minister in Boston (1919-1932), chaplain at Yale (1932-1958), member of many university organizations and committees, including the Yale Faculty Committee for Receiving Oxford and Cambridge Children and Yale-in-China, pastor of the Church of Christ in Yale, master of Pierson...
Dates: 1889-1979

Lyman Family papers

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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...
Dates: 1803-1886

Morse Family Papers

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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.
Dates: 1779-1868

Mulford family papers

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Call Number: MS 361
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, sermons, essays, and other papers of Elisha Mulford, 1833-1885, Episcopal clergyman, teacher, writer, and political philosopher; and of other members of the Mulford and Jessup families.
Dates: 1807-1967, bulk 1820-1900

William Henry Owen papers

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Call Number: MS 380
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, sermons, other writings, and memorabilia, concerning both Owen's personal life and his work as an Episcopal priest. The bulk of the papers is composed of sermons delivered from Owen's pulpit in Holy Trinity Church, New York City. Much of the correspondence is made up of letters from World War I and World War II servicemen from Owen's churches, letters from fellow Episcopal clergy, or correspondence concerning Owen's coin collection. The papers also include...
Dates: 1881-1945

Frank C. and Delia L. Porter papers

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Call Number: MS 404
Overview: The papers consist primarily of the correspondence of Frank C. Porter (1859-1946), Yale theology professor, 1891-1927, and his wife Delia Wood Lyman Porter (1858-1933), author. The papers also include notes and research material on the Yale seal and Hebrew words by Frank Porter; manuscripts; printed matter, memorabilia, and correspondence concerning the writings of Delia Porter; the autobiography of Chester Smith Lyman; and correspondence of William Porter.
Dates: 1864-1945

Noah Porter papers

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Call Number: MS 1131
Overview: Correspondence, notes, sermons, lectures, teaching materials, and memorabilia of Noah Porter. The major part of the correspondence, as well as of the other papers, deals with Porter's responsibilities as professor and president at Yale College. The few family letters are from his father, Rev. Noah Porter of Farmington, and from his wife, Mary Taylor Porter. His writings include lectures and sermons delivered at Yale College, 1871-1886. Also documenting his academic career are grade books,...
Dates: 1781-1889

Thomas Lawrason Riggs papers

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Call Number: MS 704
Overview: The principal figures in the papers are T. Lawrason Riggs and his grandfather, George Washington Riggs. The papers of T. Lawrason Riggs, a Catholic priest, consist of correspondence, research materials and manuscripts for two works: "Joan of Arc and the Church" and "Readings in Church Latin." Also included are a notebook, photographs and memorabilia. His principal correspondents are Clarence J. McCabe and Alfred Purcell who wrote on Joan of Arc. Also letters from John LaFarge, Hamilton Holt and...
Dates: 1828-1941

Roe family papers

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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...
Dates: 1802-1977

Warren Bartlett Seabury papers

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Call Number: MS 790
Overview: Correspondence, essays and memorabilia of Warren Bartlett Seabury, a missionary in China who helped plan and organize the Yale Foreign Missionary Society. Correspondence with his family (1904-1907) and reports on his work for the Society and the founding of the Yali Middle School are included. Among his correspondents are Harlan Page Beach, Edward Bliss Reed. John P. Rice and Arthur C. Williams.
Dates: 1901-1936

John Cockrill Shackelford papers

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Call Number: MS 1220
Overview: Principally sermons and writings of John Cockrill Shackleford, including student essays, and a thesis prepared for his B.A. degree at Yale College, 1854. Also included is a copy of his book: Ecce Agnus Dei; or The true theory of the atonement (Nashville and Dallas, Publishing House of the M.E. Church South, 1905).
Dates: 1850-1854

Charles Jeffery Smith papers

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Call Number: MS 1372
Overview: Charles Jeffery Smith's papers consist of his writings and diaries, including "Some Minits: or a Brief Narrative of the Motions & Strivings of Gods Spirit with my Soul;" "Jejunationes," a devotional journal; and a four-part diary, 1763-1765, containing his religious thoughts and detailing his daily activities and travels. There are also daily transcriptions, made in 1908, which excise parts dealing with Smith's personal problems. The transcriptions also include marginal notes about place...
Dates: 1758-1908, bulk 1758-1765

John Cotton Smith papers

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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

Anson Phelps Stokes family papers

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Call Number: MS 299
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, memorabilia, photographs, financial records, and other papers detailing the professional career and personal life of Anson Phelps Stokes and family members, including Olivia, Caroline and Helen Stokes. Papers relating to Anson Phelps Stokes document his work with prominent educators, reformers, religious leaders, businessmen, and politicians. Stokes's work on behalf of black education, social issues, and the Phelps-Stokes Fund are...
Dates: 1761-1960, bulk 1892-1958

Augustus Hopkins Strong papers

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Call Number: MS 1127
Overview: Chiefly student papers of Augustus H. Strong during his attendance at Yale College (1855-1857), and at the Rochester Theological Seminary (1857-1859). Also included are fifteen sermons and other addresses, and the typescript for his book, American Poets and their Theology, published in 1916.
Dates: 1851-1921