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Sir Joseph Banks papers
Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Bartram family papers
Call Number: MS 63
Overview: The principal figures in the papers are Captain Thomas Bartram, a shipmaster of Black Rock, Connecticut, and his two sons, Joseph and Thomas Burr Bartram. The papers consist chiefly of records connected with the operation of their schooner, Live Oak (1823-1851) and financial and legal papers relating to land transactions in Fairfield, Connecticut (1800-1846). Also included are a small amount of family correspondence, genealogical materials, financial records of the First Congregational Society...
Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection
Call Number: MS 148
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and other papers of Alfred Bingham, social reformer, writer, founder and editor of Common Sense, lawyer, and politician. Included are his personal papers, consisting of diaries, writings and correspondence, much of the latter being with individuals and organizations prominent in the reform movements of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s. Also included are the business and correspondence files of Common Sense, and files relating to...
Blackstone family papers
Call Number: MS 916
Overview: Chiefly deeds, estate papers and financial records of the Blackstone family of Branford, Connecticut. Included also are two farm account books for the years 1772-1839 and that of David Welles, Jr. for the years 1773-1786. Among the Branford papers is a Grand Jury presentment against two men for disloyal acts during the Revolution.
Bronson Family papers
Call Number: MS 103
Overview: Correspondence, legal and financial papers, a diary and miscellaneous items of the Bronson family of Washington, Connecticut. The largest part of the papers are those of Moseley Virgil Bronson (1806-1890), documenting his career as an officer of the Connecticut militia and as a teacher in New York and Connecticut. Of particular interest are the letters of Edna Moseley Todd, who moved to Virginia in 1821, and whose letters to various members of the family describe her life as a mother and school...
Buck family papers
Call Number: MS 1162
Overview: Financial records and other papers relating to the farm and sawmill of the Theodore Buck family of New Milford, Connecticut.
Horace Capron papers
Call Number: MS 128
Overview: Mainly correspondence between U.S. and Japanese officials dealing with the business of the Kaitakushi (of which General Capron was commissioner and adviser), a department of the Japanese Government in charge of the settlement of Hokkaido. Persons prominent in the collection include David Amomen, Thomas Antisell, Murray S. Day, Joseph Henry, Thornton A. Jenkins, Governor K. Kuroda, Benjamin S. Lyman, Henry S. Monroe, George M. Robeson, John R. Rogers, William Tecumseh Sherman, and James R....
Curtis family papers
Call Number: MS 864
Overview: Correspondence, deeds, account books, diaries and miscellaneous papers of the Curtis family of Connecticut and allied families Adams, Hallam, Poole and Pygan. In the correspondence is a Benedict Arnold letter (1768), drafts of letters by Jonathan Trumbull (1774), and a number of letters relating to military activities during the American Revolution. The papers of Benjamin Trumbull included here contain letters from Samuel A. Peters and William Winthrop, as well as notes probably collected for...
David G. Ferson correspondence
Call Number: WA MSS S-1315
Overview: The papers contain letters from David G. Ferson in California to his sister Ann A. Ferson in Massachusetts, describing life in the gold fields during the 1850s.
Fowler family papers
Call Number: MS 221
Overview: Correspondence (1806-1870), deeds (1707-1857) to property in Connecticut, and miscellaneous papers. The bulk of the correspondence is that of William Chauncey Fowler (1793-1881), an educator. Principal correspondents include George Sewall Boutwell, Lewis Cass, Salmon Portland Chase, Rufus Choate, Schuyler Colfax, Horace Mann, Gideon Algernon Mantell, and Truman Smith. Also in the papers is an account book (1854-1866) of Crampton and Fowler, manufacturers and farmers of Northford, Connecticut...
George F. Johnston Company records
Call Number: WA MSS S-2606
Overview: The collection consists of records documenting the day-to-day administration and operation of the George F. Johnston Company of Etiwanda, California. The records date from 1901 to 1954, with the bulk dating from 1901 to 1933, and relate to the company's production, sale, and distribution of grapes, its finances, and its labor force, which was primarily Japanese American. Included are correspondence, invoices, statements, sales and expense receipts, shipping logs and manifests, claims records,...
Dates: 1901-1954, bulk 1901-1933
Thomas Gilyard papers
Call Number: MS 241
Overview: Diaries, a farm ledger, poems, hymns and correspondence. The diary entries cover the years 1828-1853 and are interspersed with copies of Gilyard family letters from England (1808-1818) together with fifty-five pages of recipes for dyes. Many of the diary entries concern the Methodist Church of which Gilyard was a trustee for some thirty years. The farm ledger (1835-1845) records farm activities and the sale of farm produce.
Michael D. Heaston Collection of Western Land and Settlement Manuscripts
Call Number: WA MSS S-4086
Overview: Single letters, small groups of letters, and other manuscripts created by various individuals and assembled by collector Michael D. Heaston pertaining to western American land and settlement, 1846-1939 and undated. Letters discuss real property, economic conditions, and frontier and pioneer life in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Texas. Some letters include pictorial letterheads with maps.Topics covered in the...
Dates: 1846-1939, undated
Alois Francis Kovarik papers
Call Number: MS 13
Overview: Physicist, professor at Yale University. Correspondence, writings, lecture notes and glass slides relating to Kovarik's work on radioactive materials. Included also are biographical materials gathered by Kovarik in connection with an article on Bertram B. Boltwood and papers issued by the Committee on Standards of Radioactivity (1938-1946) of which Kovarik was a member. Prominent among his correspondents are Niels Bohr, Marie S. Curie, Ernest Pollard and Luville T. Steadman.
Lyman Family papers
Call Number: MS 337
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Joseph Bardwell Lyman, a lawyer and journalist. The papers include his correspondence, diaries, business papers, account books, court books, and articles written between 1858-1865. His student career is documented with papers written while at Yale College (1845-1850) and at the University of Louisiana Law School. As a distant relative of the Dickinson family of Amherst, Massachusetts, he corresponded with Emily Dickinson, her brother, Austin, and her...
John Pitkin Norton papers
Call Number: MS 367
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings and other papers of John Pitkin Norton, professor of agricultural chemistry at Yale from 1846-1852. Norton's diaries contain among other topics Norton's observations on slavery and abolition, the Amistad case, the Liberty Party, religion and temperance. Professor Norton was also closely associated with the early days of the Sheffield Scientific School and was a pioneer in the application of scientific principles and methods to agriculture.
George G. Phelps Family papers
Call Number: MS 17
Overview: Correspondence and business papers of George G. Phelps, farmer and businessman, and other members of the Phelps family of Hebron, Meriden and Wallingford, Connecticut.
Rogers family papers
Call Number: MS 1092
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, and legal and financial papers of the Rogers family of Branford, Connecticut. Family members documented in the collection include a Hartford merchant, Elizur B. Rogers, and a Fair Haven butcher, A. A. Hemmingway.
Josiah Rogers papers
Call Number: MS 422
Overview: Correspondence and legal papers of Josiah Rogers who was a blacksmith, miller and farmer in Branford. The papers document his extensive land transactions, largely in Branford, but also involving property in Milford, Stratford, New London, Killingworth, New Haven and Waterbury. Signatories to the documents include Joseph Talcott, Gurdon Saltonstall, John Russell and Edward Barker.
Social Ethics Pamphlet Collection
Call Number: RG 73
Overview: The Collection includes pamphlets, brochures, typescripts, booklets, comic books, posters, cartoons, letters, memoranda, offprints, etc., documenting various aspects of social issues in America and throughout the world during the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1919-1972, bulk 1938-1958
Found in: Yale Divinity Library