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Savage Mining Company and associated records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1318
Overview: The records document the mining of the Comstock Lode, focusing on the operations of the mines, but including information of the San Francisco stock market and court cases involving the mines in both Nevada and California. The collection consists of the corporate records of the Savage Mining Company, the Hale & Norcross Mining Company, and other Comstock companies.
Dates: 1858-1959

Seymour family papers

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Call Number: MS 440
Overview: This collection is made up of the papers of ten individual members and six branches of the Seymour family: the Day family, Parsons-Dean families, Watkins-Law families, Leggett-Seymour-Doolittle families, St. John family, and Howard family. The largest sections are those of Thomas Day Seymour, Charles Seymour (1885-1963), and Charles Seymour, Jr. The collection represents six generations of an intellectually and socially prominent family and through correspondence and diaries offers detailed...
Dates: 1711-1969, bulk 1870-1945

Matthew Shepperson archive

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Call Number: MSS 32
Overview: The collection comprises manuscript material concerning Matthew Shepperson, portrait copyist, art instructor to elite lords and ladies, and collector of portraits
Dates: 1810-1869

Silliman family papers

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Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911

Skinner family papers

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Call Number: MS 1211
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and financial records of John Skinner concerning the Rimmon Falls Turnpike Company and his medical practice in East Hartford, Connecticut. Also included are notes, made by Roger Sherman Skinner, of lectures by James Gould at the Litchfield Law School.
Dates: 1802-1849

Stevens family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1027
Overview: The collection contains Ebenezer Stevens' correspondence and documents, and nine financial account books for the firm of Ebenezer Stevens' Sons. The correspondence primarily relates to Stevens' military service and cohort including Horatio Gates, and his relationships with Antigua merchants Thomas Norbury Kerby and Samuel Byam Athill; also present are letters from Robert Liston, Britain's minister plenipotentiary to the United States. Other papers include Ebenezer Stevens' military appointment...
Dates: 1777-1870

Street family papers

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Call Number: MS 946
Overview: The major figure in these papers is Joseph Monfort Street, who was an Indian agent in Iowa in the 1820s and 1830s. Half of the collection is made up of family correspondence (1805-1931). Included is the correspondence of Joseph M. Street with his wife, Eliza Maria Posey Thornton, and his sons, and members of the Street and Posey families.Topics discussed in the letters include religion, health, national politics and slavery, particularly in reference to slaves owned by the Street family. Joseph...
Dates: 1795-1933

Strong Family Collection

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Call Number: MS 1198
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, diaries, writings, autographs, and other papers documenting the lives and activities of several generations of Strong family members and related Fowler, Pond, and Huntington families of Massachusetts and Connecticut. The bulk of the collection concerns the extended family of Phinehas Strong of Northampton, Massachusetts, and relates to the teaching and agriculture pursuits of family members in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and...
Dates: 1667-1925

J. S. Holliday research collection on the William Swain family

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2408
Overview: J.S. Holliday's collection relating to the Swain family acquired while doing research for his book The World Rushed In. The collection includes 27 letters from Sabrina and George to William, dated April 15, 1849 to September 8, 1850. Also included are "A Forty Niner," William's dictated recollections, and his will, made out before leaving for California. Other family papers include William's father Isaac's account books, letters of family members and neighbors, and a daguerreotype and cased...
Dates: 1799-1980

Swift and Hine Company collection

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Call Number: MS 1408
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, blotters, bills, daybooks, and legal papers of the Smith and Hine Company, a general store in Warren, Connecticut. The material mainly concerns the sale of groceries and dry goods.
Dates: 1834-1890

Tomlinson family papers

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Call Number: MS 1172
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, and legal documents of the Tomlinson and related families of Connecticut. Prominent in the correspondence are six letters (1826-1853) by Gideon Tomlinson, governor of Connecticut (1826-1831) and a series of Civil War letters (1862-1865) by Albert DeForest of the 14th Connecticut Volunteers. Also a farming diary (1793-1805) kept probably by Joel Beard of Stratford, and the daybook (1805-1812) of Curtiss Tomlinson, a farmer of Huntington. Additional account...
Dates: 1758-1865

Townshend family papers

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Call Number: MS 501
Overview: Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and business records of the Townsend and Atwater families of New Haven, Conn. The papers also contain records of the firms of Townsend & Maltby, Seneca Oil Co., and A.S. Griswold Co.
Dates: 1639-1947, bulk 1805-1869

Trowbridge family papers

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Call Number: MS 1154
Overview: Three branches of the Trowbridge family of New Haven, Connecticut are represented in these papers: the Stephen Trowbridge family, Francis Trowbridge, and Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge. Included are deeds and financial papers of the Stephen Trowbridge family, a notebook of medicinal and household prescriptions kept by Francis Trowbridge, and a scrapbook of Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge.
Dates: 1726-1911

Robert E. Upson family papers

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Call Number: MS 1578
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and business, legal, and financial papers which document the life of Ashahel Upson, a farmer and tinsmith in Southington, Connecticut. The papers also trace the settlement and business ventures of Upson's nine sons in Alabama, Kansas, California, and Montana.
Dates: 1816-1989, bulk 1816-1882

Herman Landon Vaill papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1615
Scope and Contents: The Herman Landon Vaill Papers contain Vaill family correspondence, and diaries, other writings, and financial records of clergyman and teacher Herman Landon Vaill. Most letters are from Vaill to his wife Flora Gold Vaill, 1818-1847, with smaller concentrations of letters to Vaill from Flora Gold Vaill, 1818-1846, and from his father Benjamin Vaill, 1819-1837. Most other correspondence, 1816-1869, is between Vaill and his children, siblings, and cousins, and among members of the related Vaill,...
Dates: 1816-1928, bulk 1816-1870

Alfred White Van Sinderen collection of Charles Babbage

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1362
Overview: Correspondence of Charles Babbage, writings by Babbage, and other related papers collected by Alfred White Van Sinderen. Correspondence, circa 1810-1864 and undated, consists of autograph letters, signed, most from Babbage to colleagues, friends, and others; also present are a few letters to Babbage and third party letters. Correspondents include Alexander Dallas Bache; Michael Faraday; William Henry Fitton; Benjamin Hawes; Ada King, Countess of Lovelace; and Peter Mark Roget. Writings by...
Dates: 1810-1990s, bulk 1820-1864

Wadsworth family papers

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Call Number: MS 525
Overview: Chiefly correspondence of the Wadsworth, Silliman, and Trumbull families. Of note in the eighteenth century correspondence is the exchange between Joseph Trumbull and Jeremiah Wadsworth concerning the business of the Commissary General during the American Revolution. Major correspondents in the later period are Faith Trumbull Wadsworth, Benjamin and Harriet Trumbull Silliman and their children. There is a long series of ninety-one letters (1806-1846) to Eliza Winthrop Sebor from Faith Trumbull...
Dates: 1745-1914, bulk 1775-1862

Samuel Blachley Webb papers

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Call Number: MS 539
Overview: The Webb papers consist of letterbooks, correspondence, journals, notebooks, orderly books, papers, and military records documenting the personal life and military career of Samuel Blachley Webb, who served in the American Revolutionary forces under Israel Putnam and George Washington. Notable correspondents include: Joseph Barrell, Silas Deane, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Robert Morris, Samuel Otis, Timothy Pickering, Jonathan Trumbull, George Washington, and Catharine Hogeboom Webb.
Dates: 1756-1819

Wetmore family papers

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Call Number: MS 548
Overview: The papers consist of materials relating to George Peabody Wetmore and his family. Correspondence and other papers document the lives of several of Wetmore's ancestors and reflect his interest in New England history. The papers also include letter books and account books of the mercantile firms of Prosper Wetmore & Brothers and Joseph and Joshua Grafton.
Dates: 1638-1921

Henry White papers

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Call Number: MS 551
Overview: Chiefly correspondence and legal papers of the law firm founded in New Haven by Henry White's father, Dyer White, in 1785. Henry White joined the firm in 1828. Records of 113 individuals, firms, and estates whose business the firm handled make up the business section of the papers. Also included are a small amount of Dyer White's family correspondence (1784-1836) and college lecture notes, account books related to church activities (1822-1837), and other miscellaneous papers of Henry White.
Dates: 1745-1886