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Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection

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Call Number: MS 857
Overview: A collection of unrelated papers, linked by the family connections of the major figures. The papers of David Humphreys, a diplomat in the service of the United States, document his activities in Spain, 1789-1808. Also included are personal papers including correspondence with David Bushnell and Ezra Lee about submarines and with James Madison on politics, and some family correspondence. The papers of George William Erving, who was chargé d'affaires in Madrid (1804-1809) during Humphreys'...
Dates: 1776-1867

Selden Huntington family papers

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Call Number: MS 1064
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, and financial and legal papers of three generations of the Selden Huntington family of Old Lyme and Middlesex County, Connecticut. The papers document Selden Huntington's business fortunes in East Coast shipping and land speculation in Maine, his relationship with his son Joseph Selden, breaking up of his marriage to his second wife Jeanette Stewart, and social and religious activities in the community. Joseph Selden Huntington's letters record his years at school in...
Dates: 1762-1914

Jesse Hurd family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 295
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, legal papers, account books, ship's papers, and miscellanea relating to the private lives and business interests of the Hurd family of Chatham, Connecticut, and New York, New York. Family interests in shipbuilding, ship repair, mercantile holdings, distillery operations, and politics are detailed, with extensive records for the New York Screw Dock Company and for many of the ships built, owned, and operated by the Hurd family.
Dates: 1700-1910

Improved Housing Association of New Haven records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1310
Overview: The records, which include correspondence, financial and legal papers, checks, and printed matter, are incomplete; they begin in 1911, when the association was incorporated, and end in 1920. They consist of two separate files, one kept by the secretary and one by the treasurer, as well as some general and miscellaneous papers. The collection does not contain Schwab's records, nor De Forest's, nor the minutes of the directors' meetings. The general papers include prospectuses describing the work...
Dates: 1911-1920

Insurance collection

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Call Number: MS 1141
Overview: Miscellaneous records and studies of insurance companies in Connecticut. Included is an agent's register (1870-1881), letter books of the State Fire Insurance Company (1860-1861), and a study by Richard M. G. Potter of the Aetna Life Insurance Company.
Dates: 1860-1920

The Papers of the New Haven Chapter, ISCM

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Call Number: Misc. Ms. 171
Overview: Correspondence, programs, financial statements, and other documents from the New Haven Chapter of the International Society for Contemporary Music (1961-1965)
Dates: 1961-1965

Norman Morrison Isham papers

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Call Number: MS 1156
Overview: Correspondence, writings, architectural drawings, blueprints, photographs, and miscellanea relating to Isham's career as an architect, particularly in the restoration of old houses.
Dates: 1848-1937

Charles Ives papers

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Call Number: MS 932
Overview: Correspondence, poems, orations and other writings, and miscellaneous legal papers that relate to Charles Ives and his immediate family. Some of his poems appear in Chips from the Workshop (1843). The orations and addresses concern political activities and also include notes and fragments of Isles of Summer, (1880).
Dates: 1838-1897

Miriam Jaffe papers documenting lesbian and gay student life at Yale

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Call Number: MS 1945
Overview: The papers document Miriam Jaffe's participation in lesbian and gay student life at Yale and in New Haven, as well as her party production company, MJ Productions. The papers consist of advertisements, event calendars, programs, newsletters and playbills.
Dates: 1979-1992

Obadiah Johnson papers

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Call Number: MS 304
Overview: The bulk of the collection is made up of correspondence, notebooks, military commissions and other military papers, reflecting his service during the American Revolution. Also in the papers are letters (1802-1804) from his son, mostly relating to pensions for members of the Twenty-first regiment. Other members of the family represented in the collection include his great-great grandfather, Edward Johnson, his father, Obadiah Johnson and his second wife, Lucy Cady Spaulding. Also among the...
Dates: 1664-1844

Richard Doughty Johnson slide collection

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Call Number: MS 1803
Overview: Approximately 280 slides, taken by Richard D. Johnson in 1964-1965, of various housing projects, schools, parks, streets, and buildings in New Haven, Connecticut. Includes some Yale University buildings.
Dates: 1964-1965

Samuel C. Johnson papers

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Call Number: MS 1023
Overview: Chiefly financial and legal records, including inventories and prices for shipments of merchandise, on the sloop Clarissa, sailing out of Naugatuck and Guilford under Captain Isaac Meigs. Also papers for other business transactions carried on by Samuel C. Johnson.
Dates: 1802-1834

Albert Lemuel Judd family papers

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Call Number: MS 827
Overview: Diaries of Albert Lemuel Judd, Katharine Wells Judd, Ethel Gardiner Judd and notes from the diaries of Albert Dunham Judd, members of a New Britain, Connecticut family involved in manufacturing and active in community affairs. The papers also include five memo books and three miscellaneous documents.
Dates: 1861-1944

Robert Porter Keep Papers

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Call Number: MS 1316
Overview: Correspondence and memorabilia documenting the personal and professional life of Robert Porter Keep, a teacher of Greek and a school administrator. The papers also document the life and work of other members of the Keep, Porter, and Haines families including: Samuel Porter, Sarah Porter, and Margaret Haines Keep. The papers document, especially through correspondence with his parents, Keep’s student days at Yale College, his religious training, his early teaching duties, his travels and studies...
Dates: 1849-1902

Chase Kimball papers

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Call Number: MS 313
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, organizational and financial records, speeches, topical files, notes, and printed literature documenting Chase Kimball's participation in some thirty-five national and local social, political, and religious organizations, primarily concerned with international peace and justice, and also with civic improvement in Connecticut and especially Waterbury. Since Kimball was active in or received literature from nearly all peace organizations...
Dates: 1906-1971

Jonathan Knight account books and daybooks

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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.
Dates: 1813-1864

William Palmer Ladd Papers

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Call Number: RG 136
Overview: Correspondence, sermons, writings, and collected material document the work of William Palmer Ladd (1870-1941), who was Dean of Berkeley Divinity School from 1918 to 1941. Of particular interest is documentation related to charges of socialism brought against Berkeley Divinity School and its Dean following a lecture on Russia delivered at the school in December 1919.
Dates: 1897-1943

Law Family Papers

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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).
Dates: 1806-1857

Joseph Jeremiah Lawrence papers

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Call Number: MS 986
Overview: Chiefly ships' logs and accounts for nine ships on which Lawrence was master between 1842 and 1865. These were engaged in the trans-Atlantic and South American trade, and the log book for the ship Hindoo also contains passenger lists with place of birth and occupation for passengers from England to the United States. Also in the papers are family account books and financial papers (1868-1902).
Dates: 1833-1902

Frank Trumbull Lee papers

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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,...
Dates: 1887-1901