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Frank Lyon Polk papers

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Call Number: MS 656
Overview: The papers consist of correpondence, letterbooks, documents, diaries, subject files and other materials documenting the personal life and professional career of Frank Lyon Polk. The bulk of the material relates to Polk's Department of State service and includes correspondence with political figures, letterpress copybooks (1915-1917), and diaries (1915-1920). Materials relating to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace and the League of Nations are also included.
Dates: 1883-1942

Louis H. Pollak papers

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Call Number: MS 1989
Overview: The collection comprises the papers of attorney, legal scholar, and Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Louis H. Pollak. The papers consist of correspondence and subject files documenting myriad aspects of his life and career, including his tenure as professor and dean at Yale Law School.
Dates: 1948-2012

Save the Wetlands Committee, Inc. of Connecticut records

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Call Number: MS 1434
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, topical files, maps, and other materials documenting the activities of Save the Wetlands, Inc. The records include files kept by committee president Freeborn G. Jewett and treasurer Frederick Pope, Jr. and highlight the committee's educational, public relations, lobbying, and monitoring activities.
Dates: 1956-1977

James Rockwell Sheffield papers

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Call Number: MS 446
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, and photographs documenting the political and diplomatic career of James Rockwell Sheffield. The bulk of the material dates from 1893 to 1938 and concerns either the New York Republican party and its influence on National politics or American diplomatic relations with Mexico during the Coolidge administration. Major correspondents include William Boyd Allison, Nicholas Murray Butler, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, William Howard Taft,...
Dates: 1768-1969

Theodore H. Silkman papers

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Call Number: MS 1100
Overview: The papers consist chiefly of three letter books (1886-1910) stemming from Theodore H. Silkman's law practice, his work as Surrogate of Westchester County, his political activities in the Republican Party, and various business and personal matters. Also in the papers are certificates of admission to practice law in New York State, one issued to his father, James B. Silkman in 1850, and the other issued to Theodore H. Silkman in 1879.
Dates: 1850-1910

Skinner family papers

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Call Number: MS 1211
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and financial records of John Skinner concerning the Rimmon Falls Turnpike Company and his medical practice in East Hartford, Connecticut. Also included are notes, made by Roger Sherman Skinner, of lectures by James Gould at the Litchfield Law School.
Dates: 1802-1849

George Bundy Smith papers

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Call Number: MS 2088
Overview: The George Bundy Smith papers document Smith’s life and career as a judge, author, and activist. Materials consist of writings and speeches by Smith; clippings, photographs, correspondence, and ephemera documenting Smith’s career as a judge and lawyer; his activism as a Freedom Rider in Alabama; his work as an author and professor; and his education and family life.
Dates: 1937-2018

James Gustave Speth papers

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Call Number: MS 2068
Overview: James Gustave Speth (1942-) is a lawyer, activist, author, and advocate for the environment. The James Gustave Speth Papers consist of Speth’s professional papers from 1977 to 2000 and cover the bulk of his career in environmental law, as well as his service as a fellow in research and innovation organizations.
Dates: 1968-2013

Henry Lewis Stimson papers

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Call Number: MS 465
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, letter books, speeches, articles, letters to the editor, statements prepared for presentation to Congress and substantial subject files with clippings, printed matter, reports, memoranda and photographs related to Henry Stimson's various public offices. While the official records of Stimson's service (as Secretary of War under President Taft, Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover and as Secretary of War in the cabinets of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman)...
Dates: 1846-1966

William Howard Taft papers

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Call Number: MS 480
Overview: Miscellaneous letters by William Howard Taft, two speeches (one on strikes, the other on liberty under the law) and a colored pen and ink drawing by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, entitled "Ex-President Taft in Retirement." Among the letters the most important was written to Colonel J.C. Hemphill from the White House, July 28, 1911 and discusses Senator Robert M. La Follette's attempt to introduce protectionist legislation on wool. In a number of letters in 1917 Taft writes to classmates of his...
Dates: 1874-1928

Thomas Day Thacher papers

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Call Number: MS 757
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, reports, minutes of meetings, speeches, printed matter, photographs and memorabilia of Thomas Day Thacher, judge and political figure in New York City. The papers include significant material relating to his activities as solicitor-general, to the New York City charter of 1936, and legal papers from his period on the New York Court of Appeals. There is also considerable documentation of his service on the boards of various professional and educational...
Dates: 1779-1984, bulk 1914-1950

Western silent films lobby card collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2553
Overview: Collection consists of 105 items (86 lobby cards and 19 printed fliers) promoting sixty-eight films, mostly silent westerns, from the 1910's and 1920's. Lobby cards and fliers include both photographic and artistic renderings of scenes and characters from the publicized film.
Dates: 1912-1930

George W. Wilbur family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1611
Overview: The George W. Wilbur Family Papers consist of correspondence, case files, financial papers, notebooks, documents, writings, diaries, maps, photographs, and printed material which document the life of George W. Wilbur and his family.
Dates: 1737-1954, bulk 1870-1931

Edmund Wilson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 187
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, financial records, photographs, and personal and family papers documenting Wilson's life and work. The papers span the years 1829-1986, encompassing early family documents through materials concerning posthumous publication of Wilson's books and journals. The bulk of the collection dates from the beginnings of Wilson's literary career, ca. 1920, through his death in 1972.Series I, Correspondence, contains...
Dates: 1829-1986, bulk 1920-1972

Woolsey family papers

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Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921

Yale Law School, faculty, governing board, and board of permanent officers meeting minutes

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Call Number: RU 450
Overview: The materials consist of minutes of meetings documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Law School faculty, governing board, and Board of Permanent Officers.
Dates: 1883-1981