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George Burton Adams papers

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Call Number: MS 30
Abstract:

The George Burton Adams Papers consist of approcimately 6,000 items. Includes correspondence concerning English history, the Yale History Department, the relationship of graduate to undergraduate education at Yale and in general, the American Historical Association, and the American Historical Review. Includes correspondence with British and American historians.

Dates: 1879-1980

William Appleton Aiken papers

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Call Number: MS 1093
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research materials, and autograph letters relating to the literary work of William Appleton Aiken on the life of Daniel Fitch, second Earl of Nottingham. Also included are Aiken's personal papers including his diaries as an army intelligence officer in the Middle East during World War II and an exhibition scrapbook prepared by the Overseas Branch of the Office of War Information.

Dates: 1891-1971

John Maudgridge Snowden Allison papers

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Call Number: MS 33
Abstract: Papers of John Maudgridge Snowden Allison, author and professor of history at Yale University. The papers contain correspondence, teaching materials, and research files, including original letters and documents by French political figures of the 18th and 19th century. Among these are François Guizot, Alphonse Larmartine, King Louis Philippe, Chrétien Malesherbes, and Adolphe Thiers. Also included is a promissory note by Talleyrand and documents signed by Louis XVI. Among his personal...
Dates: 1771-1943

Charles McLean Andrews papers

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Call Number: MS 38
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, research files (including notes, transcripts, and photocopies of historical documents), writings, photograph albums, and memorabilia relating to the personal life and professional career of American historian Charles McLean Andrews; his wife, Evangeline Walker Andrews; and other family members. More than half the correspondence is between family members. Charles Andrews's education and early career are detailed in correspondence with his parents, wife,...
Dates: 1723-1967

John and Katherine Bakeless papers

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Call Number: MS 50
Abstract: Incoming correspondence, including letters from Irving Berlin, Aaron Copland and others, and edited typescripts for the books, Eyes of Discovery, Spies of the Revolution, In the Big Time, Lewis and Clark, Partners in Discovery, and Daniel Boone: Master of the Wilderness. Research materials, including copies of historical...
Dates: 1865-1966

J. Neilson Barry collection of western maps

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3977
Abstract: Published articles and manuscript maps created by John Neilson Barry, circa 1912-1944. Articles have been handbound by Barry and include his manuscript and typescript annotations as well as his illustrated maps of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Materials pertain to the histories of Oregon and Washington with a focus on expeditions through the Pacific Northwest and along the Columbia River, specifically the Astor Expedition (1810-1813), Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806), and John...
Dates: 1912-1944

Samuel Flagg Bemis papers

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Call Number: MS 74
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, lecture notes, research materials, manuscripts (both published and unpublished), a complete set of printed works, clippings, photographs and memorabilia. Correspondence, both professional and personal, make up the bulk of the papers.

Dates: 1798-1969

Adolph Burnett Benson papers

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Call Number: MS 76
Abstract:

University professor and writer, Correspondence, writings, photographs, clippings and teaching materials largely related to Benson's career at Yale University and his work in connection with the American-Swedish community. Included in the papers is the unfinished draft of a book, Americans from Sweden, as well as articles on literary subjects.

Dates: 1920-1961

John Wesley Blassingame Papers

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Call Number: MS 737
Abstract:

The John Wesley Blassingame Papers consist of note cards and research materials (electrostatic copies) used in the preparation of his dissertation, A Social and Economic History of the Negro in New Orleans (Yale University, 1971). Included are copies of reports of Louisiana state agencies, minutes and other papers of organizations like the White League of New Orleans, and legal documents deposited in the Orleans Parish courthouse.

Dates: 1857-1904

John Morton Blum papers

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Call Number: MS 86
Abstract:

The papers consist of typescript drafts and research notes for three published works: Joe Tumulty and the Wilson Era; Woodrow Wilson and the Politics of Morality; and The Promise of America. Also included is some professional and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1943-2011

Board of Research Associates in American Economic History papers

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Call Number: MS 88
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, studies, minutes of meetings, circular letters, financial reports, outlines of proposed surveys, annual reports, departmental reports, and monographs relative to the established purpose of the Board, which was sponsored by the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Economics and Sociology. Included are interviews (ca. 1906-1907) with Southern farmers, professionals, government officials, and merchants on the economics of agriculture in the South. Also a...
Dates: 1902-1933

Edward Gaylord Bourne papers

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Call Number: MS 96
Abstract:

The papers include correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and writings which document Edward G. Bourne's academic career, at Adelbert College and Yale University, historical studies, and professional activities. The papers highlight Bourne's research on Marcus Whitman and his participation on program committees and the Commission on Historical Manuscripts of the American Historical Association.

Dates: 1874-1970, bulk 1885-1907

Charles Burr Todd papers

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Call Number: MS 1096
Abstract:

The papers consist entirely of letters received by Todd concerning his writings for Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography and his Life and Letters of Joel Barlow. Prominent among the writers are Hamilton Fish, W. D. Howells, Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ida Tarbell.

Dates: 1880-1917

Sumner McKnight Crosby papers

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Call Number: MS 1144
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports documenting Crosby's Yale-related work, and his service on various commissions on the arts outside of Yale. The papers record his activities as chairman of the History of Art Department (1947-1953, 1962-1965), as advisor to the Audio-Visual Center, and as curator of Medieval Art at the Yale Art Gallery. His membership on commissions to preserve works of art damaged in World War II, and to foster international exchange programs in the arts is...
Dates: 1937-1977

David Brion Davis papers

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Call Number: MS 1790
Abstract:

The papers include correspondence, teaching files, lecture notes, writings, research files, program files, personal papers, and student recommendations of David Brion Davis, historian and professor of history at Cornell University, 1955-1969 and Yale University, 1969-2001.

Dates: 1949-2016

William Huse Dunham, Jr. papers

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Call Number: MS 856
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence relating to Dunham's research and writing as a professor of history and chairman of the department at Yale University and his political activity as a consultant to the Central Intelligence Agency. Correspondents include Joseph T. Curtis, Lewis Perry Curtis, K. Harvard Drake, Wallace Notestein, George Wilson Pierson, Frederick Bernays Weiner, and Louis Booker Wright.

Dates: 1952-1973

D. Cady Eaton papers

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Call Number: MS 4
Abstract:

Correspondence, notebooks, journals, lectures, drafts of articles and books, and other writings of D. Cady Eaton, art historian, social commentator, and professor at Yale. Included are a number of articles of a philosophical and satirical nature written for the New Haven Journal and Courier.

Dates: 1853-1914

Elizabeth Harriet Thomson papers

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Call Number: MS 1623
Abstract:

The papers are composed of correspondence and project files which document Elizabeth Thomson's research and writing on the history of medicine. Additional material concerns her editorial and administrative work for John Fulton in the Yale University Department of the History of Medicine.

Dates: 1945-1990

Archibald Smith Foord papers

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Call Number: MS 136
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, teaching materials, research notes, speeches, printed matter, and a small amount of family correspondence comprise the papers of Archibald Foord. Nearly half the papers consist of note cards, research materials and manuscripts, primarily on British history. Included is the complete manuscript of: His Majesty's Opposition, 1714-1830 (published in 1964). Another large segment of the papers reflects Foord's teaching career at Yale and includes class notes,...
Dates: 1926-1968

Ralph Henry Gabriel papers

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Call Number: MS 228
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and teaching materials of Ralph Henry Gabriel. The papers relate primarily to Gabriel's duties as editor of the Pageant of America Series and the Library of Congress Series in American Civilization, as author of history texts, as chairman of the American Historical Association's 1930 program committee, as author of several texts, and as faculty member at Yale University and at the United States School of...
Dates: 1917-1982