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Jonathan Humphrey Bissell papers

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Call Number: MS 1442
Overview: The papers consist primarily of Jonathan Humphrey Bissell's letters to his family in Hartford, written while he was a student at Yale. There are forty-five letters in all; thirty-eight were written to his brother, Titus L. Bissell, Jr. In the letters, Bissell describes his college activities, mentions schoolbooks and pictures that he has purchased for his younger brothers, requests that particular items of clothing be mended or sent from home, and details his academic expenses, since he relied...
Dates: 1815-1821

Blackstone family papers

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Call Number: MS 916
Overview: Chiefly deeds, estate papers and financial records of the Blackstone family of Branford, Connecticut. Included also are two farm account books for the years 1772-1839 and that of David Welles, Jr. for the years 1773-1786. Among the Branford papers is a Grand Jury presentment against two men for disloyal acts during the Revolution.
Dates: 1705-1844

Bloodroot Collective records

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Call Number: MS 1955
Overview: The Bloodroot Collective is a lesbian-feminist collective that formed in Westport, Connecticut, in 1977 and opened Bloodroot, a vegetarian restaurant and feminist bookstore, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The records document the Bloodroot Collective, particularly the lives and roles of its two remaining members, Selma Miriam and Noel Furie. The records consist of correspondence, writings and creative works by members and other feminist thinkers, oral histories, restaurant reviews, photographs,...
Dates: 1957-2010, bulk 1978-2010

Boardman family papers

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Call Number: MS 89
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, account books, daybooks, legal papers, deeds, and land books of the Boardman family of New Haven and New Milford, Conn., which had extensive real estate holdings in Connecticut and the Western Reserve. Family members include William Whiting Boardman, (1794-1871) lawyer and probate judge of New Haven, Conn.; his father Elijah Boardman, (1760-1823) U.S. Senator from Connecticut who had holdings in the Connecticut Land Company and the three Ohio townships of Palmyra,...
Dates: 1770-1917

Chauncey Booth papers

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Call Number: RG 281
Overview: The papers consist primarily of the sermons from Booth's pastoral career in South Coventry, Connecticut from 1815 to 1844.
Dates: 1808-1844

Bowers family papers

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Call Number: MS 1194
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, notes, and reports on politics in Connecticut and New Hampshire during the Reconstruction Era, forestry and timber lands, and Yale alumni activities in Washington, D.C., plus a small collection of autograph letters and clipped signatures.
Dates: 1859-1910

Bradley family papers

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Call Number: MS 777
Overview: Correspondence, notebooks, account books, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers of the Bradley family of New Haven, Connecticut. The papers, which are largely from the 19th century, include Civil War letters, account books by a New Haven manufacturer, and a photograph album. There are also World War I letters from Edward H. Bradley.
Dates: 1817-1950

Bristol family papers

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Call Number: MS 101
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, account books and memorabilia of the Bristol family of New Haven and New London, Connecticut. The major figures in the collection are the descendants of Simeon Bristol (1739-1805); his son, William Bristol, and his grandsons, William Brooks Bristol, and Louis Bristol, all prominent lawyers, judges and members of the state legislature in Connecticut.Nearly a third of the papers is made up of land deeds for New Haven and New London counties...
Dates: 1769-1877

Bronson Family papers

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Call Number: MS 103
Overview: Correspondence, legal and financial papers, a diary and miscellaneous items of the Bronson family of Washington, Connecticut. The largest part of the papers are those of Moseley Virgil Bronson (1806-1890), documenting his career as an officer of the Connecticut militia and as a teacher in New York and Connecticut. Of particular interest are the letters of Edna Moseley Todd, who moved to Virginia in 1821, and whose letters to various members of the family describe her life as a mother and school...
Dates: 1753-1898

Elizabeth Mills Brown files on New Haven architecture

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Call Number: MS 1946
Overview: Elizabeth Mills Brown was an architectural historian whose life work focused on the architecture of New Haven, Connecticut, and surrounding areas. This collection consists of writings, maps, photographs, reports, and notes that she created and amassed in the course of her extensive research on the architecture and built environment of New Haven and Connecticut. It includes her Yale master's thesis on Center Church on the Green in New Haven; early, annotated drafts, "itineraries," and...
Dates: Circa 1919-2001, bulk 1967-1976

Buck family papers

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Call Number: MS 1162
Overview: Financial records and other papers relating to the farm and sawmill of the Theodore Buck family of New Milford, Connecticut.
Dates: 1822-1910

Ludlow Seguine Bull papers

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Call Number: MS 111
Overview: Correspondence, writings, memoranda, minutes, legal and financial papers and printed matter relating to Bull's career as an Egyptologist and to his social, philanthropic and financial activities.His professional papers concern his curatorship of the Egyptian collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and at Yale University. As a resident of Litchfield, Connecticut, Bull was active in supporting various community institutions. These activities are documented by minutes and...
Dates: 1922-1952

Bulldogs Across America, Yale College, records

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Call Number: RU 1125
Overview: This collection consists of administrative records of Bulldogs Across America, an alumni-sponsored summer internship program for Yale students. The records include newspaper and magazine articles about the program, agreements with local programs and Yale University, correspondence, financial information, and computer files of testimonials and surveys of Yale students and student employers participating in the Bulldogs in the Bluegrass program.
Dates: 1999-2012

Bushnell family papers

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Call Number: MS 118
Overview: Chiefly legal papers of various members of the Bushnell family of Saybrook, Conn. relating to the purchase of land and other financial transactions. The compositions of Lydia O. Dibble, a cousin of Ida Bushnell, include an essay on the death of a friend (1848).
Dates: 1713-1908

Samuel Clarke Bushnell Papers

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Call Number: RG 77
Overview: The papers consist primarily of manuscript sermons dating from 1877 to 1928. Samuel Clarke Bushnell (1852-1928), a Yale Divinity School graduate, was a Congregational minister in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Dates: 1877-1928

Kenneth Walter Cameron papers

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Call Number: MS 124
Overview: The papers consist of autographs and collected letters, sermons, teaching materials, research notes and documents, and the typescript of Kenneth Cameron's master's thesis on Othello (1931). A large part of the papers relates to the Church of the Holy Trinity in Hartford, Connecticut and contains a substantial collection of the sermons, writings and speeches of the Reverend Ernest Fremery Miel, manuscripts of Sir Arthur Gorges, sermons of Joseph G. H. Barry and papers relating to the...
Dates: 1727-1987

Laurance Johnson Carmalt papers

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Call Number: MS 847
Overview: Correspondence, notes, and printed matter reflecting Carmalt's professional activity as an engineer and his avocational interest in city planning in New Haven and other areas of Connecticut. The largest part of the papers relate to city planning for New Haven (1923-1938) and includes files on transportation, property development, and zoning. Also included are materials from the Fairfield County Planning Association and the New England Regional Planning Commission between 1933 and 1936. As a...
Dates: 1914-1938

Carpenter family papers

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Call Number: MS 911
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence among members of a single family: William Carpenter, his wife, Charity, and their nine children. The letters reveal the departure of William Carpenter from his family and his estrangement from his wife ca. 1810. The major subjects of the letters are the children's education and their careers. One son, Walter, attended Yale (1824-1828) and describes student life. Other letters describe the terms of an apprenticeship and a daughter, Philinia, writes of her...
Dates: 1810-1828

John Graves Chapman papers

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Call Number: MS 891
Overview: The papers consist of nine volumes, six of which contain records of claims for pensions made by Civil War veterans from Connecticut. The remaining volumes contain accounts related to John Graves Chapman's insurance business, a letterbook (ca. 1866-1879), and a collection of mounted postmarks.
Dates: 1866-1914

Chauncey family-Fowler family papers

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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...
Dates: 1669-1880