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Humanities and Fine Arts Collection

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Call Number: MS 590
Abstract:

An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and students active in the academic fields of fine arts, literature, history, linguistics, classics, music, and architecture. Correspondence, writings, clippings, notes, photographs, and miscellanea are included.

Dates: 1813-1965

Edward H. and Lotta C. Hume papers

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Call Number: MS 787
Abstract: The papers document the career of Edward H. Hume, a physician and educator, whose major work was divided between China, where he founded the Hunan-Yale Medical College (1914) and New York, where he was trustee and director of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital (1928-1933). His life-long interest in Chinese medical problems is shown in his correspondence with members of the Yale-in-China Association staff. His subject files document the history of the various institutions...
Dates: 1897-1990

A. V. Williams Jackson papers

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Call Number: MS 1009
Abstract:

Notes and drafts of A. V. Williams Jackson for articles and speeches, largely on Sanskrit and Avestan grammar and literature and the cultures of India and Iran. Also included is a program for the Joint Meetings of a Philological Societies of the United States (1894).

Dates: 1889-1909

Alvin Saunders Johnson papers

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Call Number: MS 615
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, clippings and photographs of Alvin Saunders Johnson. Although records relating to his career are relatively scanty, two manuscript drafts of his autobiography, Pioneer Progress, are among the writings. The correspondence of some 1,700 letters includes: Max Ascoli, Jacob Billikopf, Gerhard Colm, Agnes DeLima, Thomas E. Dewey, Eduard Heinmann, Edith Johnson, Corliss Lamont, Adolphe Lowe, Thomas Mann, Harry Scherman.

Dates: 1902-1969

Ebenezer Alfred Johnson family papers

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Call Number: MS 1246
Abstract: Papers of three related families: the Johnson and Gibbs families of New Haven, Connecticut, and the Van Cleve family of New Jersey. The principal figure is Ebenezer Alfred Johnson, professor of Greek and Latin Literature at the University of the City of New York (1839-1891). His papers consist of personal and professional correspondence and a small amount of printed matter and records relating to the University of the City of New York. Included in his personal correspondence are letters from...
Dates: 1760-1969

William Woolsey Johnson papers

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Call Number: MS 954
Abstract:

The papers consist almost entirely of family correspondence among Johnson, his wife, children, and parents, including letters from Johnson as a student at Yale University. Among the family correspondents is Theodore Dwight Woolsey, an uncle of Johnson's. Also in the papers are account books (1877-1894) and a small amount of correspondence with friends and professional associates.

Dates: 1783-1903

Johnstone-Walker family papers

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Call Number: MS 949
Abstract: Chiefly diaries and correspondence by the wife and daughters of Thomas Pinckney Johnstone, a missionary to Turkey from 1833 to 1853. The diaries record their attempts to convert Turkish, Greek, and Armenian neighbors, the persecutions suffered by the converts, and the life of the missionary family. Diaries and letters written on their return to the United States describe their life in Granville, Ohio where they met anti-slavery activists; in Salem, Massachusetts; and in New Haven,...
Dates: 1833-1951, bulk 1833-1901

Robert Porter Keep Papers

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Call Number: MS 1316
Abstract: Correspondence and memorabilia documenting the personal and professional life of Robert Porter Keep, a teacher of Greek and a school administrator. The papers also document the life and work of other members of the Keep, Porter, and Haines families including: Samuel Porter, Sarah Porter, and Margaret Haines Keep. The papers document, especially through correspondence with his parents, Keep’s student days at Yale College, his religious training, his early teaching duties, his travels and...
Dates: 1849-1902

Albert Galloway Keller papers

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Call Number: MS 768
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, student and teaching files, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Albert G. Keller, a sociologist, author, and student and colleague of William Graham Sumner. Keller frequently corresponded with individuals on the subject of Sumner, and Yale University figures such as Arthur T. Hadley, James Rowland Angell, and Charles Seymour often felt Keller's displeasure over the University's treatment of the Sumner...
Dates: 1888-1956

George Alexander Kennedy papers

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Call Number: MS 308
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, drafts of articles, bibliographies, clippings and printed articles and reviews by others. The material all relates to Chinese literature. Principal correspondents include John DeFrancis, Robert B. Hall, James R. Ware, Pearl S. Buck, John Hersey and Norman Cousins.

Dates: 1931-1957

Sherman Kent papers

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Call Number: MS 854
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research notes, teaching materials, clippings and other printed material, photographs, and memorabilia which document the personal life and professional career of Sherman Kent. The papers highlight Kent's student years and teaching career at Yale and his lifelong research in French history. Kent's career in intelligence is also represented in these papers, though they contain no official records from the O.S.S. or the C.I.A..

Dates: 1763-1991, bulk 1918-1986

Andrew Keogh papers

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Call Number: MS 940
Abstract:

Chiefly memoranda, outlines, notes, bibliographies, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to the courses in bibliography that Keogh taught at Yale University from 1924 to 1938. There is also a small amount of personal correspondence, 1898-1916.

Dates: 1898-1938

John Edwin Kimball papers

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Call Number: MS 1008
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes of meetings, essays, and printed matter chiefly related to Kimball's experiences as a member of the Yale College Class of 1858. Among the groups with which Kimball was associated are the Linonian Society, as its president, the Society of Inquiry, the Wooden Spoon, and the DeForest Prize Orations. Letters to his family after his graduation describe his experiences as a teacher in Massachusetts, Kentucky, and Chicago, Illinois. Letters from Kentucky in 1860 describe the...
Dates: 1850-1878

Kingsley memorial collection

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Call Number: MS 604
Abstract: The collection is composed of family correspondence, diaries, and legal, financial, and professional papers which document the lives of several members of the Kingsley family or of the related Coit, Gilman, Upham, and Farnam families. One third of the collection concerns James Luce Kingsley, his tenure on the Yale faculty, and his classical and historical scholarship. Another third of the collection relates to the life and work of William Lathrop Kingsley, especially his editorship of the...
Dates: 1696-1934

Richard Shelton Kirby papers

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Call Number: MS 1104
Abstract:

Correspondence, writings, and research files reflecting Kirby's interest in the history of engineering. Much of the material was gathered in connection with his book, Engineering in History, published in 1956. Important correspondents are Ludlow S. Bull, an Egyptologist, and his co-autors, Arthur B. Darling, Frederick G. Kilgour, and Sidney Withington.

Dates: 1873-1956

John Gamble Kirkwood papers

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Call Number: MS 642
Abstract:

Correspondence, lectures, and printed material compiled by John Gamble Kirkwood during his tenure at Yale University. The lectures are on statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Half of the papers are made up of offprints of articles in chemistry by others.

Dates: 1947-1961

Adolph Knopf papers

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Call Number: MS 1253
Abstract:

The major part of the papers consists of reports and maps on the holdings of the Rochester Mines Company in Humboldt County, Nevada (1916-1917). During this period Knopf was on the staff of the U.S. Geological Survey. Also a small amount of professional correspondence and lecture notes, chiefly relating to his career as a professor of geology at Yale University. Eleven of the letters are from Charles Schuchert, a colleague in the department.

Dates: 1916-1942, bulk 1916-1919

Labaree family papers

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Call Number: MS 596
Abstract:

The principal figures in these papers are Benjamin Labaree and his wife, Eliza Paul Capen Labaree. Their papers consist of courtship letters and other correspondence (1831-1835), his autobiography written in 1879 and five of her school notebooks compiled while she was at the Ipswich Academy (ca. 1829-1830). Also in the papers is a sketchbook by James McIntosh, and a collection of family letters (1917-1919) edited by Leonard Woods Labaree and abridged by Rachel Capen Schauffler.

Dates: 1801-1954

Henry Roseman Lang papers

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Call Number: MS 937
Abstract:

Correspondence, diaries and appointment books, and writings and notes, which reflect Henry Roseman Lang's career as professor of Romance Languages and Literature at Yale. The papers also contain correspondence, diaries, addresses books, and notes of his wife, Alice Derby Lang.

Dates: 1723-1934, bulk 1880-1934

William Augustus Larned papers

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Call Number: MS 948
Abstract: The papers largely reflect William A. Larned's post as Professor of Rhetoric and English literature (1839-1862) at Yale College. Included are lecture notes, notebooks with freshman prize compositions, grade books, and a student resolution requesting that his portrait be painted (1847). In the small amount of correspondence are five letters from Larned to his aunt, Mrs. John Mason. One is from Salisbury, North Carolina where he taught, and the remainder are from Yale College on his teaching...
Dates: 1827-1861