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African postcard collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1575
Overview: The collection consists of postcards depicting scenes from various countries on the African continent.
Dates: circa 1900-2004

Viscount James Bryce papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1378
Overview: The papers consist of signed manuscripts for the second and third articles of James Bryce's "Impressions of South Africa," which appeared in the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine in 1896.
Dates: 1896-1896

Garvan-Sheldon collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1796-1943

Peck family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1031
Overview: Papers of several branches of the Peck family in Connecticut. Half of the collection is made up of the papers of the Ambrose Peck family (1691-1911) including correspondence, diaries, account books, legal papers, photographs, and memorabilia. Noteworthy are letters on the Battle of Bunker Hill and the War of 1812, as well as diaries by Abby Ann Hyde Peck from her school days, 1824-1832, and her old age, 1874-1883. Another member of the family represented is Tracy Peck (1785-1862) an important...
Dates: 1691-1911

Theodore Martindale Purdy photographs and papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1994
Overview: This collection consists of photograph albums, maps, diaries and other materials documenting the worldwide travels of Theodore Martindale Purdy from 1883 to 1931.
Dates: 1883-1931

Todd-Bingham memorabilia collection

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Call Number: MS 496F
Overview: The collection consists of theater, concert, art exhibition and circus programs; pamphlets; periodicals; books; travel literature; dance cards; maps; sheet music; calling cards; engravings of paintings; advertising literature; and postcards assembled from the David Peck Todd, Mabel Loomis Todd, Loomis-Wilder Family, and Millicent Todd Bingham Papers in the Yale University Library. Taken together these items document three generations of the life of a cultivated family in the 19th and 20th...
Dates: 1832-1962

Casimir Zagourski African postcards

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1924-1941