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Samuel Rossiter Betts autograph collection
Call Number: MS 603
Overview: Signatures of over five hundred famous Yale College graduates from the class of 1704 to the class of 1904. Also included is a small amount of Betts's personal papers including lists of his book donations to Yale University, an inventory of personal effects and other miscellaneous items. Arranged in three series.
Bicentennial Committee, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 155
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, and reports documenting the activities of Yale's Bicentennial Committee. Included are materials of the Executive Committee, the Art and Decoration Committee, the Entertainment Committee, the Committee on Honorary Degrees, and the Committee on Guests.
Alexander Mordecai Bickel papers
Call Number: MS 762
Overview: The papers of Alexander M. Bickel include correspondence; writings, both published and unpublished; memoranda on legislation and government policy; papers from his legal practice; papers relating to his teaching at the Yale Law School; and personal papers and photographs. Bickel's writings as well as his legal cases reflect his general political position as a classical liberal, and revolve around such issues as segregation in the schools, racial discrimination, the role of the Supreme Court in...
Dates: 1916-1987, bulk 1930-1975
James King Bidwell papers
Call Number: MS 2044
Overview: This collection mainly consists of correspondence written to James King Bidwell's parents, Howard King and Ruth Louella Kinney Bidwell, and to Marilyn Fox, Bidwell's future wife while an undergraduate student in Yale College from 1952 to 1956. Also included are photographs by Bidwell as well as their negatives. The correspondence is quite voluminous as Bidwell wrote several times a week to his parents and later to Fox. The correspondence discusses his daily activities, such as the classes he...
Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 552
Overview: The records consist of correspondence and subject files documenting the operations of the Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory at Yale University. Topics include faculty and personnel, environmental issues, national biological stations and institutions, and naval reports and research.
Biographical information on Yale University affiliated individuals
Call Number: RU 237
Overview: The records consist of biographies, vitae, photographs and related materials documenting the careers of members of the Yale community.
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...
Jonathan Humphrey Bissell papers
Call Number: MS 1442
Overview: The papers consist primarily of Jonathan Humphrey Bissell's letters to his family in Hartford, written while he was a student at Yale. There are forty-five letters in all; thirty-eight were written to his brother, Titus L. Bissell, Jr. In the letters, Bissell describes his college activities, mentions schoolbooks and pictures that he has purchased for his younger brothers, requests that particular items of clothing be mended or sent from home, and details his academic expenses, since he relied...
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...
Boris I. Bittker papers
Call Number: MS 1869
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal pleadings, memoranda, newspaper clippings, reports, subject files, and writings that document Boris I. Bittker's career as a professor at Yale Law School from 1946 to 2006. In addition to voluminous materials relating to taxation, the papers also include correspondence and subject files relating to Bittker's book, Case for Black Reparations (1973), and a small amount of materials relating to his role in the...
Dates: 1938-2006, bulk 1959-1986
Black and Blue: Yale Volunteers in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1965 [research material and senior essay] by Jodi L. Wilgoren, Class of 1992, Yale College
Call Number: RU 98
Overview: The materials consist of audiotapes and transcripts of interviews, posters, flyers, reminiscences, memoranda, clippings assembled by Jodi L. Wilgoren (Yale 1992) for her senior essay titled Black and Blue: Yale Volunteers in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1965.
Black Student Alliance at Yale records
Call Number: RU 82
Overview: The records consist of position papers, minutes, a newsletter, and clippings documenting the Black Student Alliance at Yale.
Black Tie Society, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 1039
Overview: The materials consist of a directory, newsletter, and correspondence.
Asa Blair papers
Call Number: MS 84
Overview: Pastor, Congregational Church, Kent, Connecticut. Chiefly letters to his wife during a trip to the South (1822) in which he describes Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D. C. and Mount Vernon. A letter of Dec 2, 1822, describes the use of opium during his illness. Also in the collection are the correspondence of his wife Mira A. Blair and miscellaneous legal documents.
Brand Blanshard papers
Call Number: MS 1488
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching files, diaries, photographs, and personal papers which document the personal life and career of Brand Blanshard and his first wife Frances Bradshaw Blanshard. The papers highlight the development of Swarthmore College during the presidency of Frank Aydelotte, the growth of the Yale University Department of Philosophy after World War II, and trends in the study and teaching of philosophy in the twentieth century.
Dates: 1873-1989, bulk 1913-1989
John Wesley Blassingame Papers
Call Number: MS 737
Overview: 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.
Bernard Bloch papers
Call Number: MS 1129
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, and printed material relating to Bernard Bloch's editorship of Language, his directorship of Japanese training programs at Yale during World War II, and other professional activities.
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
Leonard Bloomfield papers
Call Number: MS 635
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and notebooks entirely related to his professional interest in languages and linguistics. The largest part of the papers consist of a sequence of forty-four notebooks, each devoted to a language or a linguistic problem. The phonology and morphology of twenty-one languages are covered in these volumes. Three unpublished articles by Bloomfield are also in the papers.