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- Manuscripts and Archives 7
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- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
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- Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 6
- Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 6
- Yale University 6
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 5
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 5
- Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 4
- Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 4
- Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 4
- Torrey, John, 1796-1873 4
- Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910 3
- Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912 3
- Dana, Henrietta Frances Silliman, 1823-1907 3
- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 3
- Herrick, Edward Claudius, 1811-1862 3
- Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 3
- Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909 3
- Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896 3
- Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School 3
- Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 2 ∧ less
William Henry Brewer papers
Call Number: MS 100
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, lectures, articles, essays, genealogical materials, photographs and other papers of William Henry Brewer, scientist, teacher, and writer.The collection spans Brewer's entire career including his student days at the Yale Analytical Laboratory, his work with the California State Geological Survey, his various teaching positions in California, New York and at Yale and all his other many and varied activities. Of special and specific interest are Brewer's...
George Jarvis Brush family papers
Call Number: MS 108
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, printed material, and other papers, principally of George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912), mineralogist, geologist, and educator; and of his son-in-law, Louis Valentine Pirsson (1860-1919), also a geologist. There are also papers of Brush's wife, Harriet Silliman Trumbull Brush and of other family members. A good deal of the papers are scientific in nature, with some relating to the early history of the Yale Sheffield Scientific School. Important...
Dates: 1834-1960, bulk 1834-1939
Dana family papers
Call Number: MS 164
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, lectures, notebooks, and miscellanea documenting the personal lives and professional careers of members of the Dana family. James Dwight Dana, a prominent American scientist, and his son, Edward Salisbury Dana are two primary figures in the papers.
William Hemsley Emory papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1187
Abstract: The bulk of the collection documents William Emory's service on the Mexican boundary survey in the years 1848 to 1858. Series I contains correspondence with members of the boundary commission, the American and Mexican Survey parties, and government officials. Correspondence for 1849-50 describes California during the Gold Rush and Forty-Niners on the Gila route. There are also other military records. Series II contains letters and other records from Emory's service in Kansas and in the Civil...
J. D. Graham papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1403
Abstract: The papers document the military career of a topographical engineer in the nineteenth century. The collection contains correspondence, reports, maps, and data from astronomical observations created during the surveys of the Northeastern and Mexican boundaries, a review of the Mason-Dixon Line, a project to improve the Great Lakes's harbors, and a survey of the North and North West Lakes. The papers also have information on Graham's personal life as well as family members such as his son,...
Dates: 1804-1896, bulk 1848-1865
Loomis-Wilder Family papers
Call Number: MS 496A
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Othniel Charles Marsh papers
Call Number: MS 343
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school notes, and other papers of O.C. Marsh, scientist and first professor of paleontology at Yale and in the United States. Of special interest is the rather extensive correspondence Marsh carried on with many prominent scientists of his time; included are letters from Charles Darwin, Leonard and Thomas Huxley, Simon Newcomb, and Benjamin Silliman Sr. and Jr. Also included are materials relating to Marsh's education at Andover,...
Natural Science manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 583
Abstract: An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and other individuals active in the academic fields of astronomy, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, chemistry and zoology. The papers of inventors are also included. Individuals and organizations represented in the collection include: Oscar Dana Allen, Jesse Buel, William Whitman Bailey, John Torrey, Attale Riche, Denison Olmsted, Simon Newcomb, James Duncan Hague, Amos Beebe Eaton, Asa Gray, Arthur...
Silliman family papers
Call Number: MS 450
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911