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Paul Moody Atkins papers
Call Number: MS 41
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed material, writings, clippings, diaries, photographs, and miscellanea relating to Paul Moody Atkins, a financial management consultant, international economic and banking expert, author, educator, and special liquidator of securities for the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency (1932-1937). Atkins' professional work in Peru (1931), French West Africa (1940-1941), Iran (1943-1945), Greece (1947-1948), and Japan (1948) are documented through correspondence,...
Kempton D. Baldridge diary documenting his service in the Persian Gulf War
Call Number: RU 823
Overview: The material consists of a travel diary documenting Reverend Kempton D. Baldridge's (Yale Divinity 1988) tenure as command chaplain aboard the U.S.S. Thomas S. Gates during Operation Desert Shield and the Persian Gulf War.
Battell family papers
Call Number: MS 906
Overview: The papers consist of ninety-four family letters (1810-1853), the diaries of Sarah Robbins Battell and three of her daughters, and twenty-seven letters (1889-1894) to Robbins Battell.
Beer family papers
Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981
Isaac Bird papers
Call Number: MS 82
Overview: Missionary. Correspondence, diaries, sermons and miscellaneous papers of Isaac Bird and other members of the Bird family chiefly relating to missionary work in Palestine and other parts of the Near East (1822-1830). Bird's studies at Yale College (1812-1816) and at the Andover Theological Seminary are documented in correspondence and in notebooks of debates, sermons and lectures. His principal correspondents are Josiah Brewer, Pliny Fisk, William Goodell and Eli Smith. Family members whose...
Dates: 1752-1873, bulk 1812-1873
William Henry Bishop papers
Call Number: MS 83
Overview: Author, diplomat. Diaries, consular papers documenting his service in Italy and miscellaneous personal papers including correspondence with William Dean Howells and Armando Palacio Valdés, notebooks, genealogical materials, subjects files on Maria Bashkirtseff and a few papers of his son, Julian B. Bishop, who died in 1912. William Henry Bishop's diaries, which make up half the collection, are in 127 volumes spanning the years of 1874-1928 and reflect his extensive travels in the United States...
Kenneth McLeod Bissell papers
Call Number: MS 711
Overview: Diary, printed matter, correspondence and notes of Kenneth McLeod Bissell, relating to the Yale College Class of 1907. Of particular note is the diary which is a detailed account in four volumes of Bissell's experiences at Yale (1903-1907) covering academic, social, cultural and athletic life. The diary also includes accounts of summer vacations, among them a trip to Europe in 1906. The printed matter comprises annotated class books, class histories and clippings, largely obituaries of class...
Harvey Harris Bloom papers
Call Number: MS 918
Overview: A journal, short essays and notes, and fourteen letters written by Harvey Harris Bloom to members of his family and friends. The letters describe his life while he was teaching at an academy in Millington, New Jersey and his student years at Yale College (1859-1861) before he enlisted in the Union army. Bloom's journal as well as his writings are largely devoted to religious meditations, but also included are stories, poems, and disputes written while at Yale College.
Dates: 1819-1862, bulk 1853-1862
Boardman family papers
Call Number: MS 89
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, account books, daybooks, legal papers, deeds, and land books of the Boardman family of New Haven and New Milford, Conn., which had extensive real estate holdings in Connecticut and the Western Reserve. Family members include William Whiting Boardman, (1794-1871) lawyer and probate judge of New Haven, Conn.; his father Elijah Boardman, (1760-1823) U.S. Senator from Connecticut who had holdings in the Connecticut Land Company and the three Ohio townships of Palmyra,...
Edward Gaylord Bourne papers
Call Number: MS 96
Overview: 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
Brewer family papers
Call Number: MS 99
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, and other papers, primarily of David Josiah Brewer, lawyer and justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The material includes Brewer's personal and family papers, although there are some papers relating to public matters, notably the Anglo-Venezuelan boundary dispute. Also included are papers of five generations of Brewer family members, including Josiah Brewer (1796-1872), the father of David Josiah Brewer....
Dates: 1714-1954, bulk 1820-1930
Bristol family papers
Call Number: MS 101
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, account books and memorabilia of the Bristol family of New Haven and New London, Connecticut. The major figures in the collection are the descendants of Simeon Bristol (1739-1805); his son, William Bristol, and his grandsons, William Brooks Bristol, and Louis Bristol, all prominent lawyers, judges and members of the state legislature in Connecticut.Nearly a third of the papers is made up of land deeds for New Haven and New London counties...
Henry Ward Camp papers
Call Number: MS 881
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia and biographical materials relating to the Civil War make up the major part of these papers. Most important are the fifty-five letters from Henry Clay Trumbull, chaplain of Henry Ward Camp's regiment, to the Camp family, describing Camp's career in the Union Army and his death on the field. Among the biographical memorabilia are photographs of Camp and Trumbull, an autograph album from Camp's Class of 1860 at Yale College, military papers and newspaper...
Dates: 1851-1900, bulk 1861-1865
Chauncey family papers
Call Number: MS 135
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel...
Job Clark papers
Call Number: MS 18
Overview: Notebooks of an early student at the Yale Medical School (ca.1815) on lectures by Silliman, Ives & Smith; notebooks on his medical practice; medical reference and prescription notebooks; Ravenna, Ohio, meteorological journals; miscellaneous medical notes and printed material. An addition to the collection comprises personal correspondence of Job Clark and family members, as well as journal entries and writings.
Colton Family Papers
Call Number: MS 855
Overview: Correspondence, writings, sermons, diaries, account books, poems, and notes of George Colton of West Hartford, Connecticut and four of his sons. The principal figure in the papers is Henry Martyn Colton, who graduated from Yale College in 1848 and established schools in Middletown, Connecticut and New York City. Included in his papers are college lecture notes, sermons together with outlines and notes, poems, diaries, and travel writings.
Dates: 1749-1879, bulk 1826-1879
James Wesley Cooper papers
Call Number: MS 791
Overview: Chiefly correspondence and diaries of James Wesley Cooper documenting his career as a Congregational minister, and his service as a Fellow of Yale University (1886-1916). The only personal correspondence are forty-four letters from Cooper to his fiancée in 1865 and fourteen additional letters (1877-1905). The diaries (1869-1914) provide a daily record of his work as a minister and of his visits to churches and schools in the South supported by the American Missionary Association. He was an...
Dates: 1787-1925, bulk 1787-1916
Jack Randall Crawford papers
Call Number: MS 153
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
Harry Croswell Papers
Call Number: RG 258
Overview: Diaries, family records and history of the Parish of Trinity Church, New Haven (1740-1820) by Harry Croswell, journalist and later minister of Trinity Church from 1815 until his death. The diaries in 14 volumes (1821-1858), offer a daily record of his life in New Haven as well as accounts of his participation in the work of the church in the surrounding region and in the affairs of Trinity College, Hartford.Croswell also records the formation of the black congregation, St. Luke's, in 1844....
Found in: Yale Divinity Library
W. Curtis Carroll Davis papers
Call Number: MS 1437
Overview: The papers consist of a typescript of a travel journal and scrapbook from a cross-country automobile trip made by W. Curtis Carroll Davis, Yale Class of 1938, and Hooker Stoughton, Yale Class of 1939. There are also two scrapbooks of memorabilia compiled by Davis while a student at Yale University.