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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

Owen Johnson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 11
Overview: The papers contain drafts of novels, plays, and short stories, plus a variety of personal papers, including financial records, photographs, and papers on the Committee on Allied Tribute to France.
Dates: 1889-1967 (inclusive)

Farwell Knapp papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 256
Overview: The Farwell Knapp Papers, largely consisting of correspondence, journals, photographs, and other papers, documents the personal and professional life of Connecticut tax lawyer Farwell Knapp. Knapp’s experience as a student at Yale University and Harvard University law school are recorded, including his involvement with the secret society Skull and Bones and friendships with fellow alumni (such as poet Phelps Putnam and painter Russell Cheney). The life of Knapp's wife, Helen Bayne Knapp, and...
Dates: 1891-1947, bulk 1907-1942

Letters to Elias Loomis

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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

Marie-Louise Osborn Letters to Family

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Call Number: OSB MSS 436
Overview: Letters sent from Marie-Louise Osborn and occasionally James M. Osborn to their parents Clare Marshall Osborn and Mildred Sleeper Osborn, and John Flournoy Montgomery and Hedwig Louise Wildi Montgomery, as well as other relatives, 1934-1968. Letters primarily relate to the Osborn's daily routines and social activities, travels, and children James M. Osborn, Jr. and Thomas Montgomery Osborn. Documented are the Osborn's life at Shotover Cleve in Oxford, England; their life in New Haven,...
Dates: 1934-1968

Yale University Native American Alumni Oral History Project

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2610
Overview: The collection consists of eight videotaped recordings of Native American alumni of Yale University, recorded in November 2005 and November 2008, as well as paperwork documenting the project and its purpose. Interview subjects are asked to reflect on their student experiences at Yale University. Questions explore the interview subject's tribal background, experiences at Yale, college activities, perceptions of the University, and present employment. Each interview is conducted by an identified...
Dates: 2005-2008