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- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 5
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 5
- Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School 5
- Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 4
- Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910 4
- Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 4
- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 4
- Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895 4
- Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 4
- Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 4
- Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 4
- Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 4
- Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909 4
- Peabody Museum of Natural History 4
- Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896 4
- Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 3
- Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 3 ∧ less
Meteorological Manuscripts Collection
Call Number: MS 349
Overview: An artificial collection of meteorological observations, journals and records kept by Joseph William Bennett (1811-1883), George Dutton (d.1857), John Hall (1783-1847), Oscar L. Hargar (1843-1887), Benjamin Franklin Harrison, Alfred Shepard Monson (1795-1870), William Charles Redfield (1789-1857), William Maxwell Reed (b.1871), Charles Rich (1809-1862), Minerva Wing, and others, relating to the climate and weather conditions primarily in Connecticut, 1817-1943. Some oversize materials relate...
Natural Resources Defense Council records
Call Number: MS 1965
Overview: The collection comprises the records of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an American environmental action organization founded in 1970. The records consist of correspondence, legal files, meeting minutes, press clippings, technical reports, photographs, and publications, including annual reports, magazines, and newsletters; documenting NRDC's administration and programs.
Natural Science manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 583
Overview: 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 Williams...
Oral histories documenting Yale University women
Call Number: RU 1051
Overview: The materials consist of audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Florence Minnis with women faculty, administrators, and staff affiliated with Yale University.
Leonard Jimmie Savage papers
Call Number: MS 695
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, writings, notes, teaching materials, subject files, audio tapes and other papers of Leonard J. Savage (1917-1971), mathematician, statistician, author, teacher, and professor at Yale from 1964-1971. The papers relate primarily to Savage's work in the field of statistics, especially Bayesian statistics, and includes extensive correspondence with many of his professional colleagues from around the world. Also included is a large...
Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 819
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, student records and papers, photographs and memorabilia, grade books, clippings, class records, memoranda, notes, a copy of the 1944 charter and by-laws of the Board of Trustees of the Sheffield Scientific School and administrative files documenting the history and operations of the Sheffield Scientific School and relate to virtually every aspect of its activities.
Silliman family papers
Call Number: MS 450
Overview: 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 evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911
William Graham Sumner papers
Call Number: MS 291
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes and research materials, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and financial records of William Graham Sumner, a sociologist, professor at Yale University, and advocate of free trade and the gold standard. The correspondence (over 13,000 items) documents many of Sumner's interests including the Yale College curriculum and economic and political issues. It also includes substantive accounts from friends in the South about Reconstruction, the...
Malcolm Rutherford Thorpe papers
Call Number: MS 491
Overview: Correspondence, reports, manuscripts and research material relating to Thorpe's geological surveys in Utah, to his work on vertebrate paleontology, to his directorship of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University, and to his work for the H. Emerson Tuttle Memorial Fund.
William Weldon Watson Papers
Call Number: MS 828
Overview: The papers reflect William W. Watson's career as a physicist and include correspondence, subject files, writings, and reports on professional conferences and writings, largely for the years 1950 to 1963. Best documented is his work as science advisor to the Philippine government, his involvement with the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, and his participation on the Atomic Energy for Connecticut Committee.
William Dwight Whitney family papers
Call Number: MS 555
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, journals and diaries, writings, legal and financial papers, and miscellanea of the William Dwight Whitney family, including William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894), his wife Elizabeth Wooster Baldwin Whitney (1824-1912), his brother Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819-1896), and his father Josiah Dwight Whitney (1786-1869). William Dwight Whitney material includes several hundred letters with his wife, journals and diaries (1843-1893), and a small quanity of...
Dates: 1778-1951, bulk 1814-1912
Benjamin Lee Whorf papers
Call Number: MS 822
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence; writings on linguistics, science and religion; miscellaneous biographical material; and lantern slides. Nearly three-fourths of the papers consist of Benjamin Whorf's writings on linguistics, including drafts of published works, unpublished manuscripts, research notes on his trip to Mexico in 1930 and on Hebrew, Maya, Hopi and other languages. Also included are articles by others, chiefly on Indian languages. The correspondence, which is entirely...
Arnold Oscar Wolfers papers
Call Number: MS 634
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, and writings which document Wolfers's academic and administrative career in economics and international relations. Wolfers destroyed his files in 1949, upon retiring as Master of Pierson College, in 1957, when he became professor emeritus at Yale, and again in 1966 when he retired from the Center for Political Research. The files which remain, therefore, are not representative of the full scope of Wolfers's activities and collegial and...
Yale Peruvian Expedition papers
Call Number: MS 664
Overview: Correspondence, administrative records, scientific reports, writings, and illustrative material on the three expeditions to Peru sponsored by Yale University between 1911-1915. The most celebrated discoveries, the finding of Machu Picchu and of Vitcos, the last capital of the Incas, were studied during the expeditions by scientific specialists who were drawn principally from the Yale faculty. The papers include their diaries, manuscripts, and published reports of their work, as well as the...