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- Manuscripts and Archives 86
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- English 138
- Multiple languages 11
- French 5
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- 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
David Peck Todd papers
Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
George F. Usher papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 855
Overview: The papers contain four letter books and other official papers sent, received, and kept by George F. Usher, Haitian consul in New York under President Fabre Nicolas Geffrard; the correspondence primarily details Usher's diplomatic and commercial work in New York City on behalf of the Republic of Haiti during the years 1859-1867, which included, in 1862, the United States's official recognition of the Haitian government. Among the recipients of Usher's letters are Demosthenes Bruno and Ernest...
Horace Waller Papers
Call Number: RG 72
Overview: The papers supplement and provide supporting detail for the major collection of Waller papers located at Rhodes House Library in Oxford, England. These papers document the Zambezi expedition of David Livingstone (1813-1873) and the early history of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa. Waller's friendship with Livingstone is apparent in their correspondence. Waller's deep interest in Africa and...
Duane and Marian Waln Papers
Call Number: RG 181
Overview: Journals, correspondence, and mission station "diaries" provide thorough and detailed documentation of work at the Chilesso Station of the ABCFM in Angola from 1905 to 1962. Also of interest in the collection are Duane Waln's papers on the Ovimbundu people and their customs, Umbundu language grammars and dictionaries, writings of the Walns relating to life on Chilesso Station and biographies of the native Christians. Duane and Marian ("Peggy") Waln were American missionaries in Angola from 1929...
Washington Office on Africa Records
Call Number: RG 105
Overview: Publications, correspondence, reports, statements, and collected material document the work of the Washington Office on Africa and the issues addressed by its work. The Washington Office on Africa was founded in 1972 to support the movement for freedom from white-minority rule in southern Africa. Its activities have included the monitoring of Congressional legislation and executive policies and actions, as well as the publication of action alerts and other documentation designed to advance...
Washington Office on Africa Records - Addendum A
Call Number: RG 105A
Overview: This collection is an addendum to the publications, correspondence, reports, statements, and collected material documenting the work of the Washington Office on Africa found in Record Group 105. The Washington Office on Africa was founded in 1972 to support the movement for freedom from white-minority rule in southern Africa. Its activities have included the monitoring of Congressional legislation and executive policies and actions, as well as the publication of action alerts and other...
Washington Office on Africa Records - Addendum B
Call Number: RG 105B
Overview: This collection is an addendum to the publications, correspondence, reports, statements, and collected material documenting the work of the Washington Office on Africa found in Record Groups 105 and 105A. The Washington Office on Africa was founded in 1972 to support the movement for freedom from white-minority rule in southern Africa. Its activities have included the monitoring of Congressional legislation and executive policies and actions, as well as the publication of action alerts and...
Stand Watie papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-3204
Overview: Correspondence and legal, financial, land, and government records documenting Stand Watie's participation in the American Civil War and the government of the Cherokee Nation. Includes correspondence, land records, and a treaty draft documenting the use and negotiation of Creek and Cherokee land near Georgia and Oklahoma, 1827-1869; two receipts documenting the sale of enslaved African American people, 1832 and 1841; and letters among members of the Watie family, including Charles Watie,...
Dates: 1827-1977, bulk 1832-1870
Lewis Weld family papers
Call Number: MS 559
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, Civil War memorabilia, diaries, and photographs of Mason Cogswell Weld, Lewis Ledyard Weld, and Charles T. Weld, sons of Lewis Weld (1796-1853). The collection has letters written from Leipzig, Germany by Mason Weld, 1853-1855; and several letters from Lewis L. Weld describing his life and activities in Colorado, 1860-1863. The bulk of the correspondence, however, dates from the Civil War, in which all three brothers served.
Dates: 1781-1877, bulk 1853-1864
Henry B. White papers
Call Number: MS 1645
Overview: The papers consist of letters written by Henry B. White to his wife, Dorothy Welch White, during World War II. The correspondence details White's military experiences, covering such topics as his basic training in the United States and subsequent postings in Morocco, Northern Africa, India, and Burma. The letters contain detailed descriptions of military training and camp life, the flora and fauna of Africa and India, and Sikh and Hindu rituals. Also included are four letters from George Morgan...
Dates: 1943-1993, bulk 1943-1945
John Arthur Wilkinson papers documenting the Center for Advocacy, Research, and Planning
Call Number: MS 1661
Overview: The John Arthur Wilkinson Papers Documenting the Center for Advocacy, Research, and Planning (CARP) document the administrative and institutional history of CARP, and offer a detailed view of the workings of a non-profit civil rights legal agency. CARP's work in the New Haven area with dozens of minority economic interests and neighborhood organizations is reflected in extensive correspondence, legal memoranda, proposals, and collected material. Much of the CARP material also addresses the...
John R. Williams papers
Call Number: MS 1398
Overview: The papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, clippings, printed material, transcripts of telephone conversations, and other declassified material from the national headquarters and New Haven, Connecticut office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, pertaining to the New Haven Chapter of the Black Panther Party. The papers document the investigation of the 1969 murder of Alex Rackley, the subsequent arrests of Bobby Seale and other party members, the surveillance of various...
Women and Work Collection
Call Number: MS 1313
Overview: Typed transcripts (electrostatic copies) of interviews with women for the project: "The Twentieth Century Trade Union Woman: Vehicle for Social Change," conducted by the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan-Wayne State University) Program on Women and Work.
World Student Christian Federation Africa Region Records
Call Number: RG 46D
Overview: The archives of the World Student Christian Federation Africa Regional Office include legal documents, minutes, financial records, and documentation of workshops and consultations dealing with issues such as human rights, women's leadership, conflict transformation, HIV and AIDS, and economic justice.
Howell Wright collection
Call Number: MS 565
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to the history of Rhodesia and South Africa, with specific focus on Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896, the Johannesburg Reform Committee, and Cecil John Rhodes. Correspondence includes letters with numerous individuals active in the government and military forces in South Africa and Rhodesia, and with friends, relatives, and associates of those individuals. These letters were solicited by Wright and contain...
James Lockwood Wright papers
Call Number: MS 1078
Overview: The papers consist of eleven volumes of a journal kept by Wright from his first years at Yale College in 1828. While there he reports on a lecture by Elias Boudinot on behalf of the Cherokee nation and various temperance and abolition activities. The journals are chiefly devoted to religious meditations and describe the various revival movements of his era and his evangelical work with black residents of New Haven. He also records various aspects of his personal life including five mental...
Yale Civil Rights Council records
Call Number: RU 1052
Overview: The records consist of newsletters, correspondence, and brochures of the Yale Civil Rights Council.
Casimir Zagourski African postcards
Call Number: MS 1573
Overview: The collection consists of approximately 250 postcards made from photographs taken by Casimir Zagourski in Africa between 1924 and 1941, which formed a part of his overall project, "L'Afrique Qui Disparait" (Disappearing Africa). The photos are set in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo (formally known as Belgian Congo), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Chad, Kenya, Central African Republic, Cameroon, and Congo Brazzaville. The postcards depict a variety of aspects of everyday life in these...