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Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon

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Call Number: GEN MSS 85
Overview: The Morris Tyler Family Collection of John James Audubon consists of correspondence of John James Audubon and members of his family, third party correspondence that relates to Audubon and his work, manuscripts by Audubon and others, and a small amount of family papers. Also included are research files about Audubon compiled by the Morris Tyler family, descendants of Audubon, and a nineteenth century autograph collection presumably amassed by a family member.The John James Audubon component...
Dates: 1697-1982, bulk 1820-1855

Joel Barlow Collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 568
Scope and Contents: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Joel Barlow between 1780 and 1813. Most notably the collection contains Barlow’s continuing work on his epic poem The Vision of Columbus (1787), which he ultimately expanded and republished as The Columbiad (1807). The collection contains a printed version of The Vision of Columbus (Paris, 1793) with revisions and additional material, such...
Dates: 1780-1813

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library exhibition materials

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1117
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of signage, photographs, labels, and reproductions of collection materials created for Beinecke Library exhibitions.
Dates: 2009-2013

Amos Gerry Beman Scrapbooks

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 105
Overview: The scrapbooks provide evidence of the personal and professional life of Amos Gerry Beman, pastor and social activist, between 1830 and 1858. The scrapbooks contain writings, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera by and about Beman. Scrapboks I and II consist of clippings of Beman's letters to the editor and articles by Beman, in addition to newspaper clippings of articles, poetry, and other clippings of interest to Beman. Scrapbook III contains letters of recommendation,...
Dates: 1830-1858

Jonathan Brace Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1906
Overview: Letters, journals, and sermons by or relating to Jonathan Brace, Congregationalist minister at First Congregational Church in Litchfield and Milford, Connecticut, 1785-1877. Some materials pertain to members of the Brace family, specifically Brace's mother, Lucy Mather Brace; his aunt, Fanny Brace; and his grandfather, Congressman Jonathan Brace (1754-1837).
Dates: 1785-1877

A. B. Chapman music and drawings

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Call Number: GEN MSS 957
Overview: Autograph manuscript music, including symphonies and hymns, scores; arrangements of hymns and other choral music, scores and parts; a passion-play, score, with watercolor drawings of curtain and stage designs; and notebooks containing music drafts and related notes about music and Christianity. An oversize rolled sheet contains unidentified ink and watercolor drawings.
Dates: 1874-1897

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

Mason Fitch Cogswell papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 920
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Mason Fitch Cogswell from family, friends, and professional colleagues. Prominent among the correspondents are Cogswell's brother Samuel Cogswell, his nephew James Lloyd Cogswell of Long Island, New York, his friend Theodore Dwight, the Caribbean planter Charles Joseph Sibert, Vicomte de Cornillon, and deaf education pioneers Laurent Clerc and T. H. Gallaudet. Other colleagues in the papers are the Reverend Ebenezer Fitch, Connecticut...
Dates: 1772-1853, bulk 1790-1830

Joseph and Samuel Darling Account Books and Daybooks

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1877
Overview: Manuscript daybooks and ledgers kept by Joseph Darling and Samuel Darling during their efforts as a pharmacist and physician, respectively, in New Haven, Connecticut, 1797-1850.
Dates: 1797-1850

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

John L. De Forest papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 885
Overview: The John L. De Forest Papers contain forty volumes of typescript diaries, 1935-2000, many with newspaper clippings and other related materials laid in. Diaries include entries relating to jazz musician and family friend Benny Goodman; Yiddish author Sholem Asch, for whom De Forest worked as a secretary in the 1940s; political associate John Davis Lodge, governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; and Dutch historian and journalist Hendrik Willem Van Loon. The collection also includes typescript...
Dates: 1875-2000, bulk 1934-2000

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Alexander Metcalf Fisher Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1473
Overview: The Alexander Metcalf Fisher papers consist of correspondence, scientific and personal writings, school notes, eulogies, and other material by or about the Yale College student (Class of 1813) and Yale professor. Drafts and calculations for articles on mathematics, physics, astronomy, and other subjects published between 1817 and 1822, as well as scripts for forty lectures in natural philosophy, illustrate Fisher’s academic career in the context of contemporary scientific learning. Documenting...
Dates: 1803-1898, bulk 1809-1822, 1803-1898, bulk 1809-1822

Jane B. Hendrick papers relating to James G. Barnett

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1530
Overview: The Jane B. Hendrick papers relating to James G. Barnett contain sacred vocal music and other vocal music by Barnett, 1859-1886 and undated, including autograph manuscript scores, scores and parts copied by Hendrick and unidentified copyists, and published music. Some music is accompanied by autograph manuscript notes by Hendrick about performance, editing, and publication, or by printed performance programs. Also present are additional autograph manuscript notes by Hendrick about Barnett’s...
Dates: 1859-1923, bulk 1859-1886

Samuel J. Hitchcock Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1878
Overview: Papers of Samuel J. Hitchcock, 1810-1845. Includes personal papers and business papers for matters primarily taking place in New Haven, Connecticut. Personal papers document Hitchcock's private and family correspondence and finances. Business papers document Hitchcock's work with Seth Perkins Staples in the operation of their law firm Staples and Hitchcock, as well his work with the Farmington Canal Company and Hartford and New Haven Rail Road Company.
Dates: 1810-1845

Hezekiah Howe Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1365
Overview: The Hezekiah Howe Papers consist of fifteen bound volumes of manuscript records documenting three bookselling firms in New Haven, Connecticut, in which Howe was partner or owner: Beers & Howe, Howe & DeForest, and Hezekiah Howe & Co. The volumes include four bookshop inventories (1812, 1815, 1832, 1835) and four letter books (1811-1818 and 1833-1838), with financial records consisting of two ledgers (1829-1837), two journals (1831-1838), a day book (1832-1841), and two waste books...
Dates: 1811-1841

Jarvis-Robinson Family Papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2948
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, printed material, business papers, personal papers, photographs, postcards, and maps relating to Samuel Colt and the Jarvis-Robinson family.
Dates: 1740-1963, bulk 1830-1920

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