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Ad Hoc Committee on the Management of the Yale-Myers Forest report

 Collection
Call Number: RU 440
Overview: Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Management of the Yale-Myers Forest, 1990.
Dates: 1990

Alling family papers

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Call Number: MS 1091
Overview: Chiefly legal papers of the Alling family of New Haven, Connecticut. Included are ninety Connecticut deeds (1742-1871) many of which are for Orange and Milford, Connecticut. The largest group of papers concerns Joseph Alling and the estate of his father Chauncey Alling. Other items are a report of Thaddeus Alling's estate (1832), an application for oyster grounds in New Haven by Chauncey Alling, and a book of poetry by Anna L. Johnson.
Dates: 1726-1885

Allis family papers

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Call Number: MS 1368
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, bills, receipts, legal papers, genealogical notes, and miscellanea concerning the Allis family of New Haven, Connecticut, and members of the Colton, Stockbridge, and Foote families, 1840-1895.
Dates: 1840-1895

American Revolutionary War collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 674
Overview: An artificial collection of correspondence, payrolls, pay tables, receipts, commissions, and miscellanea including documents from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and South Carolina military forces.
Dates: 1775-1786

William Henry Anderson correspondence regarding the Crocodile Club

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Call Number: MS 2018
Overview: This collection comprises eleven letters from 1856 to 1858 sent by Yale College student William Henry Anderson to his parents, Francis D. and Jane Anderson. Much of the correspondence is concerned with the events of February 9, 1858, when Anderson and fellow members of the Yale student organization, the Crocodile Club, got into an argument with a group of New Haven firemen outside their firehouse. The argument escalated and an unknown person among the Yale students fired two bullets. One of...
Dates: 1856-1858

Ethan Allen Andrews family papers

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Call Number: MS 761
Overview: Essentially a collection of over 200 letters written between 1837 and 1852 by Ethan Allen Andrews and his wife, Lucy Cowles Andrews, to their son, Horace. Ethan Allen Andrews (1787-1858) was an educatior who wrote a successful series of Latin textbooks, was active in Connecticut politics and public affairs, and also managed a farm in New Britain. The letters begin upon Horace's entrance to Yale College and in addition to parental advice contain progress reports from Ethan Allen Andrews on his...
Dates: 1835-1945

Michael Antisdale and Mark R. Melanson Papers

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Call Number: MS 2105
Overview: Michael Antisdale and Mark Melanson, a gay couple, sued the town of West Hartford in 1998 because the town pool only gave discounted “family” rates to heterosexual couples. Five other cohabitating, non-married couples later joined them in the suit. At the time, the town council was Republican in majority. The suit continued until Democrats came into the majority and settled the case in 2002, and the council revised the definition of “family” in West Hartford's recreational facilities policy to...
Dates: 1995-2003 and undated

Henry Austin papers

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Call Number: MS 1034
Overview: The papers consist of architectural drawings and specifications for domestic, religious, and public buildings in New Haven, Connecticut, surrounding environs, and elsewhere. Included also are the architect's watercolor sketches of proposed buildings and two licenses to practice architecture (1864-1865.)
Dates: 1851-1865

Backus family papers

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Call Number: MS 47
Overview: The papers are composed of correspondence, legal and financial papers, and memorabilia of several descendants and relatives of Samuel (1693-1740) and Elizabeth Tracey Backus of Norwich, Connecticut. Papers of Samuel Backus's grandson James, his partner Rufus Backus, and James's brother-in-law Dudley Woodbridge concern mercantile establishments, commerce, and shipping in Norwich following the Revolutionary War. There is also correspondence between several family members of this generation, as...
Dates: 1728-1893

Bacon-Schneeloch family papers

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Call Number: MS 707
Overview: The papers consist of family correspondence, autograph albums, diaries, notebooks, financial records, photographs and memorabilia, principally of Leonard Woolsey Bacon, a physician, and of his first wife, Emma Waleska Schneeloch. The largest part of the papers is made up of Bacon's prescription books (1892-1937) containing diagnosis, prescriptions, and name, age and occupation for each patient. Also in the papers are the financial records of his practice (1907-1919) which, together with the...
Dates: 1875-1935

Caleb Baldwin papers

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Call Number: MS 53
Overview: Schoolmaster, postmaster and town clerk in Newtown, Connecticut. The papers relate to Baldwin's various occupations and consist largely of account books, legal documents and miscellaneous items recording, among others, the cost of education, charges for lots in the Burying Ground and aid to the poor. Of particular interest are two documents concerning slaves and one concerning an illegitimate child.
Dates: 1774-1871

Caesar R. Bannihr papers

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Call Number: MS 830
Overview: The papers are made up almost entirely of diaries and account books that record Bannihr's business career, both as the owner of a trimming business in New York, and as an engraver and die sinker. Bannihr's early diaries (1883-1891) describe his life as a young working man in Cheshire, Connecticut, where he was active in Democratic politics and the district school committee. Included in the diaries are descriptions of his mechanical inventions. His wife also kept a diary for a portion of this...
Dates: 1883-1942

Bartram family papers

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Call Number: MS 63
Overview: The principal figures in the papers are Captain Thomas Bartram, a shipmaster of Black Rock, Connecticut, and his two sons, Joseph and Thomas Burr Bartram. The papers consist chiefly of records connected with the operation of their schooner, Live Oak (1823-1851) and financial and legal papers relating to land transactions in Fairfield, Connecticut (1800-1846). Also included are a small amount of family correspondence, genealogical materials, financial records of the First Congregational Society...
Dates: 1795-1928

Paul Joseph Bass papers

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Call Number: MS 1826
Overview: The papers consist of topical files and clippings relating to the career of Paul Bass as a journalist primarily covering affairs in New Haven and Connecticut. The collection includes topical files relating to the American Independent Movement, the New Haven Independent, Richard C. Lee, former New Haven Police chief, Nicholas Pastore, and other topics. It also includes clippings of articles by both Paul and Carole Bass, and dates back to Paul Bass' time as a...
Dates: 1966-2004

Battell family papers

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Call Number: MS 906
Overview: The papers consist of ninety-four family letters (1810-1853), the diaries of Sarah Robbins Battell and three of her daughters, and twenty-seven letters (1889-1894) to Robbins Battell.
Dates: 1810-1894

Selected Compositions of Robbins Battell

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Call Number: Misc. Ms. 157
Overview: Music composed or arranged by Robbins Battell (1819-1895)
Dates: 1863-1898

David Nelson Beach, Jr. Papers

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Call Number: RG 60A
Overview: Correspondence, writings, collected material, and biographical records provide valuable documentation of Beach's Yale education, his work with the YMCA in France during World War I, his ministry, his contributions to the Congregational denomination, and the work of the Connecticut Civil Rights Commission. David Nelson Beach, Jr. (1894-1990) was a clergyman in New England and Minnesota, including at First Church of Christ (Center Church) in New Haven from 1943 to 1960. He served on the...
Dates: 1862-1989

Beers family papers

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Call Number: MS 789
Overview: Journal, military papers, and financial records relating to the American Revolution as kept by Nathan Beers, paymaster and clothier of a Connecticut regiment. Also in the collection is a bill issued to Isaac Beers, and an autograph album (1860) with the signatures of Jefferson Davis, James Buchanan, William H. Seward and others.
Dates: 1777-1792

William Henry Bennett family papers

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Call Number: MS 912
Overview: Mainly family correspondence between William H. Bennett, his wife, and father containing news of Hampton, Conn., student life at Yale College (ca. 1860s), and family news from the Bennetts in the Mid-West. There are also photographs and essays on the New York Produce Exchange, as well as photographs of tea cultivation in India and China and of a survey party at the Nicaragua canal.
Dates: 1857-1901

Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection

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Call Number: MS 148
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and other papers of Alfred Bingham, social reformer, writer, founder and editor of Common Sense, lawyer, and politician. Included are his personal papers, consisting of diaries, writings and correspondence, much of the latter being with individuals and organizations prominent in the reform movements of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s. Also included are the business and correspondence files of Common Sense, and files relating to...
Dates: 1905-1979