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Fred Rogers Fairchild papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 202
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Call Number: MS 203
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1721-1941

Philip Garman Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ENTAR.001854
Abstract:

The archives of Philip Garman.

Dates: 1927-1971

Gilman Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 240
Abstract:

Correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, photographs, clippings, and other papers relating to the Gilman and Coit families of New England. The bulk of the collection relates to Edward Whiting Gilman (1823-1900), his family and his work as a clergyman and foreign secretary of the American Bible Society.

Dates: 1659-1935

Goodrich Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 242
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, business and legal documents, sermons, lectures, and other writings of the Goodrich family, descendants of Elizur Goodrich (1734-1797), and members of related Webster, Coe, Ellsworth, and Fowler families. The bulk of the correspondence concerns Chauncey Allen Goodrich's publication and copyright of an abridgement and revision of Webster's dictionary and the resulting disagreements among the heirs of Noah Webster. The papers also highlight Elizur...
Dates: 1732-1905

Hugo R. Greiner Archives

 Collection
Call Number: IPAR.001105
Abstract:

The archives of Hugo R. Greiner composed of maps and stratigraphic sections.

Dates: 1885-1941

Austin Foster Hawes papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 637
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings, which document Austin Hawes's student life, his career as state forester of Connecticut, his controversial retirement from that position, and his travels in Central and South America. Also included are papers concerning his European travels, his job as state forester of Vermont, and as professor of history at the University of Vermont. Correspondents include Henry Graves and Gifford Pinchot.

Dates: 1880-1968

Sidney A. Hessel Archives

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Call Number: ENTAR.001723
Abstract:

The Archives of Sydney A. Hessel, encompasing his time at Yale.

Dates: 1950-1975

Hillhouse family papers

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Call Number: MS 282
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, account books, estate records, architectural drawings, legal papers, notebooks, commonplace books, letterbooks, scrapbooks, daybooks, and miscellaneous papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of three generations of the Hillhouse family of New Haven, Connecticut and New York. Major figures represented in the papers include: James Hillhouse (1754-1832), Mary Lucas Hillhouse (1785-1871), James Abraham Hillhouse (1789-1841),...
Dates: 1707-1943

Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 857
Abstract: 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
Abstract: 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

Miriam Jaffe papers documenting lesbian and gay student life at Yale

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1945
Abstract:

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

Owen Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 11
Abstract:

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), bulk 1883-1987

Richard Doughty Johnson slide collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1803
Abstract:

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

Frank Morton Jones Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ENTAR.001877
Abstract:

Archives of Frank Morton Jones

Dates: 1906-1951

Robert Porter Keep Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1316
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1849-1902

Robert E. King Archives

 Collection
Call Number: IPAR.001070
Abstract:

The archives consist of annotated topographic maps of Texas (dated 1894-1929), stratigraphic sections from New Mexico and Texas, locality catalogs from Mexico (Sonora and Las Delicias), locality information from northern Africa (from his time with AOSP - American Overseas Petroleum), and negatives of brachiopods pictured in his dissertation.

Dates: 1894-1952

Farwell Knapp papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 256
Abstract: 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

Neil H. Landman Archives

 Collection
Call Number: IPAR.001043
Abstract:

The archives of Neil H. Landman including locality information, photographs, and copies of notebooks. This collection focuses on Landman's work with scaphitid ammonoids.

Dates: 1982-1982

William Griswold Lane memorial collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 189
Abstract: A collection of documents on the early history of Connecticut assembled by Wolcott Griswold Lane as a memorial to his father, William Griswold Lane. The original bequest consisted of approximately 1,000 letters and papers (1670-1866) of the Lane and Griswold families of Connecticut and Ohio. Families represented in the correspondence include: Daggett, Dana, Edwards, Ellsworth, Fish, Goodrich, Hillhouse, Huntington, Lanman, Sherman, Stiles, Swayne, Swift, Trumbull, Waite, Whittlesey,...
Dates: 1670-1947