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Mina Curtiss Collection

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Call Number: MS 1206
Overview: The original accession consists of original and typed copies of letters sent home by American servicemen from various training camps in the United States and from overseas campaigns during World War II, many of which Mina Curtiss used for her 1944 book, Letters Home. The addition consists of Henry T. Curtiss papers and photographs. There are a diary and book relating to Curtiss's 1910 trip to Europe on the S.S. Arabic, which...
Dates: 1910-1945

David Daggett papers

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Call Number: MS 162
Overview: Correspondence (primarily letters received) and other papers of David Daggett, Connecticut lawyer, jurist, politician, teacher, and author. The papers relate primarily to Daggett's legal and political activities and to Federalist Party politics. Important correspondents include Simeon Baldwin, Abraham Bishop, Isaac Bronson, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Charles Denison, Elizur Goodrich, Gideon Granger, Roger Griswold, Rufus King, William Leffingwell, Josiah Meigs, Timothy Pickering, Benjamin...
Dates: 1781-1851

Daggett family papers

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Call Number: MS 1382
Overview: The papers include correspondence, sermons, and legal and financial papers of Alfred, Ebenezeer, Henry (1741-1830), Henry (1758-1843), Horace, Naphtali, and William Daggett. Naphtali Daggett was president of Yale College from 1766 to 1777. Deeds (quit claims) of William Daggett form the bulk of the collection.
Dates: 1755-1859

T. F. Gilroy Daly papers

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Call Number: MS 1718
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, continuing education course materials, legal pleadings, memoranda, newspaper clippings, photographs, reports, subject files, and writings that document T. F. Gilroy Daly's career as a United States District Court judge. The papers provide a comprehensive overview of Daly's career from his appointment in 1977 until his death in 1996. The materials regarding Daly's service as the chief judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut...
Dates: 1950-1996, bulk 1988-1996

John Anthony Danaher papers

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Call Number: MS 165
Overview: The papers consist primarily of John A. Danaher's senatorial files and include political and constituent correspondence, speeches, background material, and copies of legislation. The files document Danaher's service on the Judiciary, Finance, and Banking and Currency Committees during the 76th-78th Congresses, and highlight his efforts to prevent American involvement in World War II, his study of post-war foreign policy aims, and his concerns over domestic liberties during wartime. The papers...
Dates: 1900-1982, bulk 1938-1953

John Davenport papers

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Call Number: MS 1072
Overview: The papers consist of photostatic copies of John Davenport letters collected by Isabel M. Calder and published in her Letters of John Davenport, Puritan Divine (1937).
Dates: 1624-1669

Henry Davies Papers

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Call Number: RG 85
Overview: Notes and writings document Davies' education and work. Henry Davies (1864-1940), was first a Congregational minister and later an Episcopal minister, primarily in Connecticut and Maryland. He was a lecturer on the History of Philosophy at Yale from 1896 to 1904.
Dates: 1888-1933

Charles H. S. Davis papers

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Call Number: MS 1152
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and genealogical materials relating to the Davis and Harris families. The correspondence and writings reflect Davis' avocational activities as editor of Biblia, a journal of Oriental archeology, his interest in local Connecticut history, and his research into his wife's and his own family history.
Dates: 1855-1920

Ethel Grace Davis papers

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Call Number: MS 1687
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence from Ethel Grace "Billie" Shutter Davis to her mother, G. W. Shutter, documenting Ethel Davis's trip to and life in New Haven and Woodmont, Connecticut, while her husband was an Alfred Sloan Fellow in traffic engineering at Yale University. Topics include daily life in New Haven and Woodmont, social life at Yale for the fellows and their wives, and trips the family took around Connecticut and New York, including observations of the 1939 World's Fair in New...
Dates: 1939-1994, bulk 1939-1940

Day family papers

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Call Number: MS 175
Overview: The Day family papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, journals, lectures, manuscripts, notes, sermons, and related papers of the Day family, 1767-1929. The personal lives, academic activities, and professional careers of several family members are documented, including Reverend Jeremiah Day (1737-1806), Reverend Jeremiah Day (1773-1867), Henry Noble Day (1808-1890), Mills Day (1783-1812), and others.
Dates: 1767-1929

Horace Day papers

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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

De Forest family papers

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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...
Dates: 1813-1953

Edward Grant Oral History Project records

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Call Number: MS 1805
Overview: Thirteen hours of interviews, done in 2001-2002 by Justin Ruben, with Edward Grant, New Haven African-American activist; photocopies of Ruben's interview notes; and "The Sometimes Angry Not So Young Black Man of New Haven," a paper written by Ruben for History 454a (graduate course in American history), based on the Grant interviews.
Dates: 2001-2002

Pierpont Edwards papers

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Call Number: MS 1357
Overview: These papers contain legal and financial documents relating to Edwards's business activities and his legal career, most of which was carried on in New Haven. Also included are drafts of his political writings and speeches on the Federalist Party, Connecticut's charter government, and other topics. Most of Edwards's correspondence concerns his land speculation in Vermont, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and especially Connecticut's Western Reserve in Ohio. Major correspondents are William Neilson,...
Dates: 1764-1826

Jacob Eliot family papers

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Call Number: MS 193
Overview: Diaries of Jacob Eliot with marginal notes relating to people in Boston, Massachusetts, and Lebanon, Connecticut, 18th century preachers, books, sermons, a meeting of the General Association of Connecticut, the Great Awakening, and the Trumbull and Williams families. Includes papers of Ellsworth Eliot (1864-1945), physician, of New York City, with material he collected in writing books; letters from Fitz Greene Halleck, S. F. B. Morse, Robert Sherman, and Eli Whitney; and legal documents...
Dates: 1716-1945

Ralph Emerson papers

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Call Number: MS 199
Overview: The papers are comprised of typescript copies of writings of Ralph Emerson, the originals of which are held in the archives of Beloit College. The papers date from Emerson's matriculation at Yale College where he was the valedictorian of the class of 1811. The collection includes debates, a diary, notes from lectures of Timothy Dwight, correspondence, speeches, essays and other short writings.
Dates: 1808-1811

Thomas Irwin Emerson papers

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Call Number: MS 1622
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, course material, legal documents, and printed material that document Thomas Emerson's career as a lawyer and law professor. The papers emphasize Emerson's teaching, writing, and organizational activities during his career at the Yale Law School from 1946 to 1976.
Dates: 1933-1988, bulk 1946-1976

Fabrique family papers

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Call Number: MS 201
Overview: Records of the Fabrique family on their emigration from Languedoc, France to Newtown, Conn. Included are account books, diaries, military records, genealogies and architectural plans for meeting houses at Southbury, Roxbury and Oxford, Conn. Also the papers of Charles Fabrique (1817-1889) containing his correspondence while at Yale College, diaries and account books.
Dates: 1771-1897

Fred Rogers Fairchild papers

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Call Number: MS 202
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, research files, and printed material which document Fred Rogers Fairchild's career as an economist, consultant, and author. Fairchild's work as a tax adviser to Connecticut, the territory of Hawaii, and Santo Domingo are represented, along with his studies of finance and taxation in the Northeastern states, the insurance and forestry industries, and post-World War I Europe. Fairchild's activities as a teacher of economics and a member of...
Dates: 1901-1965

Farnam family papers

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Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
Dates: 1721-1941