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250th anniversary commemoration, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 48
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, news releases, publications, a press book, and letters congratulating Yale on its 250th anniversary.
Dates: 1951

275th Anniversary Commemoration, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 15
Overview: Yale University celebrated its 275th anniversary on 15 October 1976. The records primarily consist of background materials, drafts and transcripts of ceremonial remarks, and writings by invited speakers, including a commemorative poem by Archibald Macleish.
Dates: 1923-1977

A Brief History of Bladderball [research materials and essay] by Sarah Hammond

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Call Number: RU 1121
Overview: The materials consist of research notes, copies of articles, correspondence, outlines, drafts, and other materials compiled by Sarah Hammond (Yale College, 1999) for her senior essay titled, "A Brief History of Bladderball."
Dates: 1879-2009

A. Nees & Co. decorative paper sample books

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1465
Overview: Nineteen volumes containing circa 44,000 undated samples of decorative papers manufactured by A. Nees & Co., circa 1865-circa 1930, most circa 1880-1914. Voumes contain small samples of marbled, embossed, coated, and other colored and printed papers affixed to pages within printed borders. Samples are identified by numbers in manuscript annotations or printed labels, some also citing paper names or manufacturing techniques. Volumes contain varying samples, with some overlapping content.
Dates: circa 1865-circa 1930, bulk circa 1880-circa 1914

A. P. Watt and Son records relating to Rudyard Kipling

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Call Number: GEN MSS 893
Overview: The records include writings, correspondence and printed materials by or relating to Rudyard Kipling. Writings consist of holograph manuscripts, corrected typescripts, and corrected proofs. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from Rudyard Kipling to A. P. Watt and Alec Watt written between 1889 and 1936 concerning both the publication of Kipling's writings and personal matters. Pamphlets by Kipling comprise the bulk of the printed material, which also includes clippings, ephemera...
Dates: 1889-1945

Aaron Copland Oral History

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Call Number: OHVI
Scope and Contents: The Aaron Copland Oral History comprises approximately 75 interviews with colleagues, friends, and family of Aaron Copland (note: for interviews with Copland himself, see the Major Figures in American Music collection). Oral History of American Music (OHAM) founder Vivian Perlis first became friends with Copland while working on the Charles Ives Oral History. Copland later wrote the preface for her book, Charles Ives Remembered. As the Ives project finished, Perlis focused on Copland as her new...
Dates: 1948-1989, bulk 1980-1989

Richard Aaron collection of Ira Cohen

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1025
Scope and Contents: The Richard Aaron Collection of Ira Cohen contains correspondence, writings, artwork, photographs, production files, and other papers by, to, or relating to Ira Cohen's life and work.
Dates: 1946-1996

Edwin Hale Abbot family papers

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Call Number: MS 27
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, letterpress copybooks, legal and financial documents, diaries, maps, blueprints, and photographs, the bulk of which documents the personal life and law and business careers of Edwin Hale Abbot.
Dates: 1787-1933

George Jacob Abbot papers

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Call Number: MS 28
Overview: Minister and diplomat. Correspondence largely relating to Abbot's service as secretary to Daniel Webster and as an agent of the State Department in England and Canada. Included are 104 letters by Daniel Webster as well as copies of several of his speeches. State Department papers concerning controversies with England (1837-1852), newspaper clippings about Daniel Webster and miscellaneous receipts, inventories and photographs make up the remainder of the papers.
Dates: 1811-1901

Bradford Edward Ableson Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 222
Overview: These papers include correspondence, sermons, writings, and other documentation of the life and work of Bradford Edward Ableson, a Yale Divinity School graduate, Captain in the Chaplain Corps of the U.S. Navy, and clergyman. A prominent chaplain with a distinguished 25-year naval career, Captain Ableson provided combat ministry with Marines during Operation Desert Storm in the first Gulf War. From 1996 to 1999, he assumed Presidential Service duties as the Chaplain at Camp David, Maryland...
Dates: 1978-2010

Accelerator Laboratories, Yale University, photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 618
Overview: The materials consist of photographs documenting the construction of the Accelerator Laboratories at Yale, including the 1961 addition.
Dates: 1952-1961

Account books collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 29
Overview: An artificial collection of account books and financial volumes, ca. 1680-1930, relating to such occupations as: farmers, merchants, traders, millers, blacksmiths, lawyers, manufacturers, laborers, physicians, shoemakers, carpenters, tailors, and cigar makers. Materials relating to private organizations and businesses are also included. The collection focuses on the Connecticut and New England region.
Dates: 1680-1925

Dean Gooderham Acheson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1087
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, speeches, memoranda, and photographs, documenting Dean Acheson's life after leaving the U.S. State Department in 1953. Also documented is his work as a member of the Yale Corporation and his long friendship with Felix Frankfurter, Archibald MacLeish, and others. The correspondence and memoranda contain Acheson's views on many contemporary issues in American foreign policy such as Korea, the Middle East, NATO, Germany, the war in Vietnam, and Rhodesia...
Dates: 1898-1989

The Isidor Achron Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 68
Overview: Music, correspondence, photographs, and additional materials by and about the composer and pianist Isidor Achron (1892-1948).
Dates: 1922-1989 (inclusive)

Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington Correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 215
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters, signed, of Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington and their correspondents. Letters concern: casting of theatrical productions; investing in theatrical projects; Charrington's involvement in the Fabian Society; and other professional and domestic topics. Correspondents include Harley Granville-Barker, William Poel, and Kate Santley. Also included is a booking sheet for the Vaudeville Theatre, London, circa 1880.
Dates: 1847-1927

Peter Ackroyd papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 828
Overview: The Peter Ackroyd papers primarily contain research files, manuscripts, drafts, and page proofs for many of Ackroyd's novels, biographies, and historical studies, as well as related correspondence and screenplays. Also present are his appointment books, some personal papers and photographs, and personal papers of his partner Brian Michael Kuhn (1952-1994).
Dates: 1962-2015

ACLU of Ohio Kent State Project records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1800
Overview: Records of ACLU of Ohio attorneys document preparation for the retrial of Krause v. Rhodes in 1978.  Because the retrial was the culmination of a long, difficult legal battle for accountability in the deaths of four students and the injury of nine others, the collection includes not just materials assembled specifically for the 1978 trial, but also materials gathered for previous lawsuits related to the May 4th, 1970, shootings at Kent State University. The collection includes documents filed...
Dates: Circa 1960-1980

Acquisitions Department, Yale University Library, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 346
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, card files, statistics, reports, and gift and acknowledgment files documenting gifts and materials received by the Acquisitions Department, Yale University Library.
Dates: 1925-1985

Harold Acton papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 663
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts of Harold Acton's translations of Chinese literary works and his writings; correspondence from Chinese, English, and American scholars and friends; material relating to a lecture tour of Italy; and other papers. Highlights include the unpublished manuscript for Popular Chinese Plays, which was once thought lost, as well as correspondence concerning its projected publication by Henry Vetch. Also included...
Dates: 1932-1941

Hamilton Aïdé papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge, Henry...
Dates: 1824-1906