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- White, Roger Sherman, 2nd, 1876-1941 4
- Yale College (1718-1887) 3
- Yale University 3
- Beers, Isaac, 1742?-1813 2
- Cogswell, James, 1720-1807 2
- Darling, Joseph, 1759-1850 2
- Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867 2
- Hitchcock, Samuel J. (Samuel Johnson), 1786-1845 2
- Hugo, Harold 2
- Lyon, Nathaniel, 1762-1836 2
- Meriden Gravure Company 2
- Staples, Seth Perkins, 1776-1861 2
- Academy of Medicine of Philadelphia 1
- Allen, James F. 1
- Allen, Parker B. 1
- Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870 1
- Anderson, Gregg, 1908-1944 1
- Asylum Hill Congregational Church (Hartford, Conn.) 1
- Atwater family 1
- Atwater, Edward E. (Edward Elias), 1816-1887 1 ∧ less
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).
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...
Mason Fitch Cogswell papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 920
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Mason Fitch Cogswell from family, friends, and professional colleagues. Prominent among the correspondents are Cogswell's brother Samuel Cogswell, his nephew James Lloyd Cogswell of Long Island, New York, his friend Theodore Dwight, the Caribbean planter Charles Joseph Sibert, Vicomte de Cornillon, and deaf education pioneers Laurent Clerc and T. H. Gallaudet. Other colleagues in the papers are the Reverend Ebenezer Fitch, Connecticut...
Dates: 1772-1853, bulk 1790-1830
Joseph and Samuel Darling Account Books and Daybooks
Call Number: GEN MSS 1877
Overview: Manuscript daybooks and ledgers kept by Joseph Darling and Samuel Darling during their efforts as a pharmacist and physician, respectively, in New Haven, Connecticut, 1797-1850.
Horace Day papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 950
Overview: The papers contain letters, writings, and records of the Day family. Series I holds letters sent to Horace Day from his parents Gad and Roxanna Day, his brother George Edward Day (Yale 1833), his cousin Lucinda Day, and his friends, Yale classmates, and colleagues including Edward E. Atwater, Erasmus Darwin Hudson, Charles Backus McLean, and Noah Porter. Also present are letters of recommendation written on Day's behalf by Jeremiah Day, Eleazar T. Fitch, Anthony D. Stanley, and Nathaniel W....
Dates: 1728-1915, bulk 1833-1874
Letters to Jeremiah Day
Call Number: GEN MSS 1959
Overview: Circa 1,600 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Jeremiah Day, 1797-1863. Letters pertain chiefly to Day's role as President of Yale College (1817-1846).
De Forest family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 582
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, legal and financial records, and related papers of the De Forest family. There is also some correspondence relating to the Sergeant and Shepard families (who married into the De Forest family). Family members prominent in the papers include John Hancock De Forest, his wife Dotha Woodward, and their sons George Frederick De Forest, Henry Alfred De Forest, Andrew Woodward De Forest, and John William De Forest. The papers contain...
Jane B. Hendrick papers relating to James G. Barnett
Call Number: GEN MSS 1530
Overview: The Jane B. Hendrick papers relating to James G. Barnett contain sacred vocal music and other vocal music by Barnett, 1859-1886 and undated, including autograph manuscript scores, scores and parts copied by Hendrick and unidentified copyists, and published music. Some music is accompanied by autograph manuscript notes by Hendrick about performance, editing, and publication, or by printed performance programs. Also present are additional autograph manuscript notes by Hendrick about Barnett’s...
Dates: 1859-1923, bulk 1859-1886
Samuel J. Hitchcock Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1878
Overview: Papers of Samuel J. Hitchcock, 1810-1845. Includes personal papers and business papers for matters primarily taking place in New Haven, Connecticut. Personal papers document Hitchcock's private and family correspondence and finances. Business papers document Hitchcock's work with Seth Perkins Staples in the operation of their law firm Staples and Hitchcock, as well his work with the Farmington Canal Company and Hartford and New Haven Rail Road Company.
Hezekiah Howe Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1365
Overview: The Hezekiah Howe Papers consist of fifteen bound volumes of manuscript records documenting three bookselling firms in New Haven, Connecticut, in which Howe was partner or owner: Beers & Howe, Howe & DeForest, and Hezekiah Howe & Co. The volumes include four bookshop inventories (1812, 1815, 1832, 1835) and four letter books (1811-1818 and 1833-1838), with financial records consisting of two ledgers (1829-1837), two journals (1831-1838), a day book (1832-1841), and two waste books...
Harold Hugo papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1785
Overview: The collection contains personal and professional papers accumulated by American printer and businessman Harold Hugo over the course of his career at the Meriden Gravure Company. Materials include personal and professional correspondence, writings, publishing prospectuses and drafts of printed works, papers of professional organizations, school records, book plates, printed ephemera, print books and pamphlets, photographs, financial records, and computer media. Also included are clippings and...
Dates: 1922-2016, bulk 1928-1989
Jonathan Knight account books and daybooks
Call Number: GEN MSS 1855
Overview: Manuscript account books and daybooks of Jonathan Knight listing patients of his medical practice in New Haven, Connecticut, 1813-1864.
Law Family Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1140
Overview: The Law Family Papers document aspects of the personal and professional life of Yale graduate and lawyer Samuel A. Law (1771-1845).
Frank Trumbull Lee papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-4349
Overview: 746 letters, bank deposit books, checkbooks, cash account books, a stock ledger book, receipts, circulars, brochures, prospectuses, documents, and ephemera by or relating to Colonel Frank Trumbull Lee, 1887-1901. Materials document Lee's business ventures in New Haven, Connecticut; his family life; and his time serving in the Connecticut National Guard. Included is correspondence relating to Lee's mining and real estate ventures in Tallapoosa, Georgia; Kansas City, Missouri; and Kearney,...
Letters to Elias Loomis
Call Number: GEN MSS 2110
Overview: Circa 800 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Elias Loomis, 1828-1889. Letters pertain chiefly to Loomis's teaching and research in astronomy and meteorology. Correspondents are primarily scientists and other scholars.
Dates: circa 1828-1889
Lyon Family Business Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1960
Overview: Account books, journals, and waste books kept by multiple members of the Lyon family and relating to personal and professional financial or business matters in New Haven, Connecticut, 1714-1830. Among those identified as using the volumes are William Lyon (1716-1767), William Lyon (1748-1830) and business partner Jeremiah Atwater, Nathaniel Lyon (1762-1836), and William Lyon (1772-1841). Volumes dating between 1788 and 1795 document William Lyon (1748-1830) and Jeremiah Atwater's woolen...
Louis Lohr Martz Correspondence
Call Number: YCAL MSS 881
Scope and Contents: The Louis Lohr Martz Correspondence comprises Martz's correspondence with the American and British writers Iris Murdoch, Richard Hugo, David Ignatow, James Laughlin, Owen Slavitt, Diane Wakoski, and Robert Penn Warren. Six page proofs of works by Murdoch are included, as are writings by other correspondents.
Meriden Gravure Company records
Call Number: GEN MSS 606
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, office files, estimates, orders, cost recapitulation forms, proofs, and other material documenting the work of the Meriden Gravure Company, a printing company that rose to prominence in the early twentieth century through specialization in high-fidelity image reproduction.
Dates: 1888-1990, bulk 1900-1977
New Haven Miscellany
Call Number: GEN MSS 1896
Overview: This collection encompasses 19th- and early 20th-century accessions of manuscripts pertaining to New Haven, Connecticut, which the library chose to group and list as an artificial collection. Papers relate to financial, political, religious, and social matters from 1702 to 1889. Among those represented in the collection are the Atwater family, Isaac Beers, David Daggett, Joseph Darling, Samuel J. Hitchcock, Nathaniel Jocelyn, Nathaniel Lyon, Roger Sherman, Seth Perkins Staples, Charles...
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...