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Kingsley memorial collection

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Call Number: MS 604
Overview: The collection is composed of family correspondence, diaries, and legal, financial, and professional papers which document the lives of several members of the Kingsley family or of the related Coit, Gilman, Upham, and Farnam families. One third of the collection concerns James Luce Kingsley, his tenure on the Yale faculty, and his classical and historical scholarship. Another third of the collection relates to the life and work of William Lathrop Kingsley, especially his editorship of the New...
Dates: 1696-1934

Labaree family papers

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Call Number: MS 596
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Benjamin Labaree and his wife, Eliza Paul Capen Labaree. Their papers consist of courtship letters and other correspondence (1831-1835), his autobiography written in 1879 and five of her school notebooks compiled while she was at the Ipswich Academy (ca. 1829-1830). Also in the papers is a sketchbook by James McIntosh, and a collection of family letters (1917-1919) edited by Leonard Woods Labaree and abridged by Rachel Capen Schauffler.
Dates: 1801-1954

Laird family papers

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Call Number: MS 1207
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Thelma Fae Laird, nurse and educator, and her immediate family. Photographs and memorabilia collected during her service in the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II make up the largest part of the papers. Also in the collection are the letters of her father, Allan Max Laird, on Wisconsin politics and of her mother, Sara O'Neil Laird, describing her life as a school teacher in Wisconsin at the turn of the century. The activities of her brother, Joseph M....
Dates: 1890-1980

Law Family Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1140
Overview: The Law Family Papers document aspects of the personal and professional life of Yale graduate and lawyer Samuel A. Law (1771-1845).
Dates: 1806-1857

Lefferts family papers

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Call Number: MS 319
Overview: Financial papers, deeds, legal documents, bills and receipts and other papers relating to the Lefferts and related families of New York. The papers include a group of documents concerning Aaron Burr's efforts in 1833-1834 to obtain a government pension. The papers also contain newspaper clippings covering the period 1830-1936.
Dates: 1712-1936

Leffingwell family papers

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Call Number: MS 320
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, legal and financial records and memorabilia by and about the descendants of Lieutenant Thomas Leffingwell, one of the founders of Norwich, Connecticut. The major groups of papers are those of Christopher Leffingwell (1734-1810), a merchant in Norwich and William Leffingwell (1765-1834), a stockbroker in New York and later a resident of New Haven. These groups contain papers on legal, financial and business transactions. Family correspondence during the Revolutionary War...
Dates: 1688-1954

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Families Project, Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities, records

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Call Number: RU 1124
Overview: The records consist of oral history interviews, reports, a timeline, and a small collection of printed materials documenting the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) family equality movement in the United States. Most of the individuals interviewed were associated with the following organizations: All Our Families Coalition; Center Families (New York City); Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE); Family Equality Council (Boston) and its predecessors (Gay...
Dates: Circa 1990-2013, bulk 2012-2013

Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy Autograph collection, part one

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Call Number: OSB MSS 135
Overview: Collection of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, and autographed notes and letters by British notables, mostly from the nineteenth century. The collection is particularly strong in members of the British royal family; members of the nobility and gentry; politicians; churchmen, including missionaries and members of the Anglican hierarchy; and artists, actors, authors and journalists.
Dates: 1718-1955

Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy autograph collection, part two

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Call Number: OSB MSS 137
Overview: Consists of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, autographed photographs and printed cards and slips, and autograph notes and letters.
Dates: 1666-1975

Lewis family papers

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Call Number: MS 624
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Addin Lewis, who was the first Collector of the District of Mobile and later mayor of the city. The outgoing correspondence is made up of his official letters as Collector and contain several on the smuggling of slaves. The incoming correspondence contains both business and family letters. Notable correspondents include David Daggett and Jeremiah Day. Also included are financial and legal papers concerning Addin Lewis's real estate transactions in Mobile...
Dates: 1811-1918

James LaRhett Livingston family papers

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Call Number: MS 1028
Overview: Bills, receipts, and miscellaneous papers of the Livingston household of Lawrence, Long Island. Included are reading lists for the Half Hour Reading Club. Principal family members are James LaRhett Livingston and his wife, Frances Park Forsyth Livingston.
Dates: 1867-1914, bulk 1900-1914

Elias Loomis family papers

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Call Number: MS 331
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogical and professional research material and writings, and financial records of Elias Loomis and his sons Henry Bradford and Francis Engelsby Loomis. The papers record Elias Loomis' scientific studies, particularly in astronomy and meteorology. Genealogical notes and writings document the family history through the descendants of Joseph Loomis. Correspondence concerning Elias Loomis' father, sisters, and brothers, who were...
Dates: 1727-1947

Love family papers

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Call Number: MS 12
Overview: Correspondence, printed materials, theater programs, photographs and other papers of Lucy Cleveland Prindle Love and Helen Douglas Love Scranton, wife and daughter, respectively, of Edward Gurley Love and active in New York social and cultural life in the early 20th century.The correspondence is chiefly from theatrical personalities and writers and concerns cultural life in New York City. Prominent among the correspondents are Pearl S. Buck, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Alva Edison, Clara Clemens,...
Dates: 1872-1958

Lyman Family papers

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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...
Dates: 1803-1886

Macdonald family papers

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Call Number: MS 950
Overview: Principal figures in the papers are James Macdonald, his wife, Eliza Harris Miller Macdonald, and two of their six children: James Allen and Eliza. Included in the papers are family correspondence, household and travel bills and receipts, as well as the business papers of the Sanford Hall Institution, a private mental hospital operated by the family. The bulk of the papers consists of personal letters to Eliza Harris Miller Macdonald and records of the Sanford Hall Institution (1845-1915).
Dates: 1808-1922

George MacDonald Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 103
Overview: The George MacDonald Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, and photographs relating to MacDonald's career and to the daily life of the MacDonald family.
Dates: (1822-1946)

Mailliard Family papers

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Call Number: MS 341
Overview: The major part of these papers consist of correspondence, business papers and memorabilia relating to Joseph Bonaparte, ex-king of Naples and Spain. These were accumulated by Louis Hypolite Mailliard who acted as secretary to Bonaparte and was later executor of his estate. Most of these papers related to the affairs of the estate, including property in Bordentown, New Jersey, where Napoleon lived in exile from 1816 to 1839. A small amount of the correspondence as well as journals kept by Louis...
Dates: 1785-1896

Malick family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1298
Overview: The papers contain letters written by family members in Washington Territory to Mary Ann Malick Albright.
Dates: 1848-1869

Marble-Richardson family papers

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Call Number: MS 1358
Overview: Two volumes of genealogical and related materials of the Marble-Richardson family from the Hingham area of Massachusetts. The work was compiled by Arthur Demerick Marble of Lawrence, Massachusetts. Included are family charts, pictures, drawings, clippings, biographical sketches, letters, copies of diaries and legal documents. Prominent figures are Gershom and Demerick Marble, Thomas Burr, represented by diaries from the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars, Abijah Richardson, Jr. who...
Dates: 1695-1971

Meyer family papers

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Call Number: MS 763
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, clippings and memorabilia of the Meyer family of Ada, Ohio documenting family activities during World War I. The five brothers, all Yale graduates, served overseas.
Dates: 1917-1934