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- Church of England 2
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- Clap, Thomas, 1703-1767 2
- Congregational Church (North Haven, Conn.) 2
- Edwards family 2
- Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 2
- Edwards, Timothy, 1669-1758 2
- Levy, Edward G., 1898-1990 2
- Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811 2
- Stiles family 2
- Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795 2
- Stiles, Isaac, 1697-1760 2
- Taylor family 2
- Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729 2
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 2
- Adams, R. A. (Revels Alcorn), 1869- 1
- African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
- Alison, Francis, 1705-1779 1
- American Abolition Society 1 ∧ less
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R. A. (Revels Alcorn) Adams papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 48
Overview: The collection consists of writings, sheet music, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers, stemming from R. A. Adams's activities as an evangelistic minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and as a writer, lecturer, and publisher of pamphlets on topics relating to race, religion, contraception, interpersonal relations, and socioeconomics. The collection documents aspects of African American religion and culture, especially in the South, in the early 20th century, and in particular...
Andover Newton Theological Seminary collection of Jonathan Edwards
Call Number: GEN MSS 1542
Content Description: The papers consist of writings and correspondence of and about theologian Jonathan Edwards and his family that were held by the Andover Newton Theological Seminary from the mid-nineteenth century until 2017. The collection includes sermons and other writings by Edwards, his correspondence with contemporaries, family correspondence including letters among Edwards, his wife and their children, his sisters, and his parents, and other family papers, including sermons by his father-in-law James...
Dates: circa 1650-2017
Call Number: OSB MSS 26
Overview: The papers include correspondence and legal documents relating to the careers of Lewis Atterbury (d. 1693), Lewis Atterbury (1656-1731), and Francis Atterbury, as well as various receipts, epitaphs, poems, prayers, and seals.
Amos Gerry Beman Scrapbooks
Call Number: JWJ MSS 105
Overview: The scrapbooks provide evidence of the personal and professional life of Amos Gerry Beman, pastor and social activist, between 1830 and 1858. The scrapbooks contain writings, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera by and about Beman. Scrapboks I and II consist of clippings of Beman's letters to the editor and articles by Beman, in addition to newspaper clippings of articles, poetry, and other clippings of interest to Beman. Scrapbook III contains letters of recommendation,...
Bourne Family Papers
Call Number: Gen MSS 1438
Overview: The Bourne Family Papers consists of materials that document the lives of abolitionist, minister and newspaper editor George Bourne, his wife Mary Oland Stibbs Bourne and their descendants. The majority of materials in the collection document the professional careers of George Bourne and his son Theodore Bourne. George Bourne's papers include an Anti-Slavery Lecture of 1837 along with other religious writings. Theodore Bourne's papers chiefly relate to African...
Jonathan Brace Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1906
Overview: Letters, journals, and sermons by or relating to Jonathan Brace, Congregationalist minister at First Congregational Church in Litchfield and Milford, Connecticut, 1785-1877. Some materials pertain to members of the Brace family, specifically Brace's mother, Lucy Mather Brace; his aunt, Fanny Brace; and his grandfather, Congressman Jonathan Brace (1754-1837).
John Sawyer Brooks papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1435
Overview: The John Sawyer Brooks Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and drawings, and other papers, most relating to missionaries and mission administration at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, 1851-1859. Also present are papers relating to the Mount Pleasant Mission in Peel Township, Ontario, 1846-1855, and to the Brooks family, 1850s-circa 2000.
Dates: 1846-2000, bulk 1851-1859
Burney family collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825
Kenneth Walter Cameron collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 337
Overview: Collection includes: official seals of the United States, Canadian provinces, and the British Empire, primarily on letters from government officials laid into five scrapbooks; several magazines and an atlas of Canada; chart of Scottish clans and coats of arms; wax seals of Jersey (Channel Islands), Guernsey (Channel Islands), and Gambia Colony; collections of letters and autographs of literary, historical and church figures; zoology notebooks kept by Cameron while a student at West Virginia...
Chauncey family-Fowler family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 814
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, Yale College diplomas, and miscellaneous documents related to Nathaniel Chauncey, and his son Elnathan Chauncey and great-grandson William Chauncey Fowler. The collection contains more than 5,000 letters exchanged by members of the Chauncey, Ellsworth, Fowler, Goodrich, Hand, March, Wadsworth, and Webster families, in particular Rebecca and Noah Webster, as well as various prominent friends in New England. Also present are more than 100...
Jonathan Edwards collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 151
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, documents, printed materials, photographs, and artifacts documenting the lives and work of Jonathan Edwards and his family. Jonathan Edwards' papers contain the great majority of his surviving manuscripts. These include over one thousand sermons; private theological and philosophical notebooks, including the nine volume "Miscellanies" and four volume "Notes on the Scripture;" Edwards'interleaved Bible. In addition, there...
Dates: 1696-1972, bulk 1726-1758
Barbara Isted collection of Thomas Percy
Call Number: GEN MSS 465
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and other papers of and about Thomas Percy, preserved by his daughter Barbara Isted and mainly concerning Percy and Isted family matters, such as inheritances and the death of Barbara Isted's infant daughter. Includes manuscripts of "Oh Nanny wilt thou gang wi' me" and another poem written to his wife, as well as obituaries, copies of his will, genealogies, and copies of poems by other writers.
Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy Autograph collection, part one
Call Number: OSB MSS 135
Overview: Collection of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, and autographed notes and letters by British notables, mostly from the nineteenth century. The collection is particularly strong in members of the British royal family; members of the nobility and gentry; politicians; churchmen, including missionaries and members of the Anglican hierarchy; and artists, actors, authors and journalists.
Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy autograph collection, part two
Call Number: OSB MSS 137
Overview: Consists of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, autographed photographs and printed cards and slips, and autograph notes and letters.
Isaac Mann autograph collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 46
Overview: The collection consists of 86 documents, mostly letters, gathered by Mann for their signatures. Most of the individuals represented are clergymen or preachers, particularly Baptists, and include Abraham Booth, Christmas Evans, Samuel Kilpin, John Ryland, and Basil Woodd.
Dates: ca. 1750-1831
New Haven East Association records
Call Number: GEN MSS 1295
Overview: The collection contains bound volumes of manuscript meeting minutes for the New Haven East Association and the Consociation of the County of New Haven, New Haven East Consociation, Association of the County of New-Haven, and New Haven Union Association of Congregational Ministers. Also present are other records and papers related to the business of the association, its member churches and foreign missions, its mutual improvement societies, and a painted metal box that formerly held the records.
New Haven West Association records
Call Number: GEN MSS 1296
Overview: The collection contains bound volumes of manuscript meeting minutes for the New Haven West Association, along with other records and papers related to the business of the association such as missions to New York State and cases regarding specific clergy members. Also present are meeting minutes for the New Haven West Conference of Churches, the constitution of the Consociation of the Western District of New Haven County, a printed memorial to Reverend William Patton, and a decorated trunk that...
Norton Nicholls papers
Call Number: Osborn c467
Overview: The papers document aspects of the life and career of Norton Nicholls, especially his Grand Tour (1770-1773), his friendships, and his family relationships. Major correspondents include Jane Floyer Nicholls, Karl von Bonstetten, Thomas Gray, John Minifie, and Thomas David Boswell.
Thomas Percy correspondence
Call Number: OSB MSS 39
Overview: Correspondence, mainly concerning Percy's duties as a Court preacher, including the scheduling of sermons with various other clergymen. Almost every letter is accompanied by a typed transcription. There is also correspondence from Henry Meen about literature; Meen's work on translations from Greek; and his correction of proofs for Percy.
David Smith Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1399
Overview: The papers consist of a selection of David Smith's personal papers and a library of his autograph sermons dating from 1796 to 1859. The personal papers are autograph manuscripts including ten volumes of his journals, his school notes, speeches, and keys to the abbreviations he used in his writings. Also present is Smith's manuscript song book containing compositions on themes such as Bunker Hill and the death of General James Wolfe, an autograph sermon by Rev. Alexander Gillet (1749-1826), and...