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- Manuscripts and Archives 86
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- English 138
- Multiple languages 11
- French 5
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- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Cherokee 1
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- Yale University 17
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 5
- Episcopal Church 4
- William Reese Co. 4
- Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 3
- Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922 3
- Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 3
- Washington Office on Africa 3
- Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 2
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 2
- Amherst College 2
- Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 2
- Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 2
- Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820 2
- Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 2
- Bingham, Millicent Todd, 1880-1968 2
- Blassingame, John W., 1940-2000 2
- Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 2
- Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 2
- Cave Canem (Organization) 2 ∧ less
Leslie A. Falk papers
Call Number: MS 1652
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and subject files which document Leslie A. Falk's career as area medical administrator for the United Mine Workers Health and Welfare Fund, teacher at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Meharry Medical College, and medical activist. The papers highlight Falk's interests in community health services, occupational health and safety, the delivery of medical care in other countries, and African-American medical history....
William Jay Foltz African political ephemera collection
Call Number: MS 2001
Overview: The collection consists of various documents collected by William Jay Foltz from the 1960s through the 1990s relating to political developments and conflicts in Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Chad, Nigeria, Uganda, Southern Rhodesia, Kenya and South Africa.
Call Number: MS 232
Overview: Miscellaneous letters related to big game hunting, a photograph album of early contributors to Forest and Stream (with a letter from George Bird Grinnell identifying the photographs), diaries, miscellaneous writings and memorabilia all related to travel or hunting. The letters were removed from books in a library collected by Charles Sheldon and presented to Yale University by Francis P. Garvan in 1929.
Gilbert-Cheever family papers
Call Number: MS 700
Overview: The papers document the families formed by the marriages of two sisters, Mary and Fanny Goodridge, to William Hinman Gilbert and Henry A. Cheever, respectively. William H. Gilbert was a clergyman from Weston, Connecticut who, with his wife, taught in schools in Vermont and Massachusetts. Henry A. Cheever was a sea captain who settled in San Francisco ca. 1853 and brought his wife and children there from Massachusetts. The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, journals, record books,...
Matthew Goniwe papers
Call Number: MS 1440
Overview: The papers consist of photocopies of Matthew Goniwe's writings, notes, and papers, including printed material, relating to South African political activity.
Lawrence Gordon collection
Call Number: MS 1557
Overview: The collection is comprised of thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Lawrence Gordon of Durban, South Africa, an engineer and collector of Africana. The scrapbooks are filled with clippings primarily of political cartoons from South African and English newspapers and journals. The clippings are arranged in loose chronological order and they cover a variety of subjects.
George Edmund Haynes papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 101
Overview: The George Edmund Haynes Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and professional papers by and relating to George Edmund Haynes. Correspondence contains letters between Haynes and various professional groups that he worked for or with. Writings contain works by Haynes, including articles and book reviews; and a dissertation on Haynes by Daniel Perlman. Professional papers contain material relating to Haynes' professional work on various committees and boards, including the Federal Council...
Dates: 1916-1972 1916-1950, bulk 1916-1950
Arthur Howe Jr. papers
Call Number: MS 1755
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and general files that document Arthur Howe Jr.'s service as Yale admissions dean, tenure on the Board of Directors of Hampton Institute, and family history.
Institute for Mediterranean Affairs records
Call Number: MS 1688
Overview: The records consist of subject files, correspondence, administrative files, and publications documenting the activities of the Institute for Mediterranean Affairs.
International Imperial Court System collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1840
Overview: The collection consists of programs, fliers and handbills, tickets, leaflets, certificates, medals, pins, and other ephemera and memorabilia related to the LGBTQ group the International Court System (ICS), also known as the International Imperial Court System. Materials primarily document activities of individual courts in California and the Pacific Northwest in the 1970s and 1980s, including annual Coronation Balls, drag shows, and other charitable or social events.
Gordon James collection
Call Number: MS 1392
Overview: The collection consists of three photograph albums: photographs of game animals taken in South Africa and/or Namibia, 1900; souvenir album of the Otavi Mining Expedition, German S.W. Africa, 1901; and photographs of Namaqualand, Cape Province, South Africa, 1905.
The J. Rosamond Johnson Papers
Call Number: MSS 21
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the African-American musician, writer, actor, and educator J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954).
Dates: 1879-1975 (inclusive)
Found in: Gilmore Music Library
James Weldon Johnson collection files
Call Number: JWJ MSS 114
Overview: The James Weldon Johnson Collection Files contain manuscript correspondence, literary works and other documents relating to African Americans, dating from 1809 to 1979. The collection contains several letters to James Weldon Johnson from aspiring poets asking for feedback on their writing. Correspondence sent to Langston Hughes, Harold Jackman, Grace Nail Johnson, and Carl Van Vechten is also prominent in the collection. The collection includes broadway actress Rose McClendon's scripts used...
Solomon Sir Jones films
Call Number: WA MSS S-2636
Overview: The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928. Jones filmed Oklahoma residents in their homes; during their social, school and church activities; in the businesses they owned; and performing various jobs. The films document several Oklahoma communities, including Muskogee, Okmulgee, Tulsa, Wewoka, Bristow and Taft. The films also document Jones's trips to Indiana, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas,...
Bokari Kanneh notebooks of Mende script
Call Number: MS 2049
Overview: The collection of eight notebooks and additional loose pages, comprising about 250 leaves of notes, includes a manual for writing Mende numbers, a sample of the syllabary as used for teaching the script, a diary of activities, and financial accounts.
Dates: Circa 1950s
Bruce Kellner papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 709
Overview: The Bruce Kellner Papers consist of letters to Kellner and other papers, including two poems by Fania Marinoff, actress and wife of Carl Van Vechten, a list of Marinoff's appearances on stage and in films, and a portion of Marinoff's last will and testament. Correspondents include Donald Angus, Donald Gallup, Tom Hachtman, Fania Marinoff, Alice B. Toklas, Carl Van Vechten, Donald Windham, and others.
Dates: 1929-2016, bulk 1952-2000
Kent A. Leslie Collection on Robert Bradford Williams
Call Number: MS 2098
Overview: The collection documents the life and career of Robert Bradford Williams, African American lawyer and graduate of Yale College, 1885, who settled in New Zealand.
Call Number: MS 1523
Overview: The collection consists of reports, printed material, and ephemera relating to the political, economic, and social conditions in Kenya. Also included are photographs.
Mary Henrietta Kingsley papers
Call Number: MS 1485
Overview: The papers consist of letters written by Mary Kingsley to English merchant John Holt and his wife. Among the topics discussed are British government policy in West Africa, treatment of Africans, the behavior of missionaries, the interests of the trading community, and public opinion in England. The letters were written during the period between Kingsley's return from her West African travels and before going to South Africa during the Boer War.
Arnold More Knight papers
Call Number: MS 1386
Overview: The papers consist of nine journals documenting the military career of Arnold More Knight in India and South Africa. Also included is a volume of Sikh scripture, written in Panjabi, and captured by Knight after the Battle of Aliwal.