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Selden family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 673
Overview: Correspondence, writings (including school essays and exercises, poetry and political essays), miscellaneous accounts, school bills, and other papers of the Selden family of Hadlyme, Connecticut. The principal family members represented are Richard Ely Selden (1797-1868), a member of the class of 1818 at Yale, a justice of the peace, and a state senator, and his son Samuel Hart Selden (1826-1891), a member of the class of 1848.
Dates: 1787-1883

Seward family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1254
Overview: Correspondence, legal papers, deeds, estate inventories and pencil portraits relating to the Seward family of Killingworth and Guilford, Connecticut. Also figuring in the collection are the Buell, Pierson, Smith and Steevens families.
Dates: 1729-1768

Shackleton family papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 230
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, travel journals, commonplace books, poems, genealogical documents, and testimonials and memoirs of the Shackleton family, who were Quaker educators, writers, and mill owners in Ireland. The materials document the family’s involvement in the Society of Friends, their personal lives and intellectual pursuits, and work at the Ballitore School, a Quaker school founded by Abraham Shackleton I in 1726. Included is extensive correspondence and...
Dates: 1678-1944, undated, bulk 1770-1884

Henry Sherman family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 832
Overview: The papers are made up almost entirely of scrapbooks assembled by Henry Sherman, his wife and four of his children. The scrapbooks offer vivid documentation of their lives in the period 1850-1900 in Washington, D.C. with correspondence, photographs, drawings, clippings and memorabilia of all kinds.
Dates: 1795-1926

"Original letters"

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN D148
Overview: Autograph MSS.Collection of letters assembled by Lady Smith from her correspondence and that of her husband, Sir James Edward Smith (1759-1828); before each section of letters, she provides a brief biographical sketch of the authors represented in those letters; the third volume contains mainly letters reacting to her husband's death and to her Memoir and Correspondence of the Late Sir J.E. Smith; collection touches on many aspects of the Smiths' interests, personal and public, scientific...
Dates: 1793-1857

Spalding family papers

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Call Number: MS 1255
Overview: Correspondence, legal and financial papers mostly concerning shipping and the logbook of the ship, Marion, on a voyage to South America (1834-1835). Also included are papers concerning the accidential death of Lyman G. Spalding in 1881.
Dates: 1832-1882

Charles Woodward Stearns papers

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Call Number: MS 1176
Overview: Correspondence, writings and legal and financial papers relating to Charles W. Stearns' family and his alumni activities on behalf of the Yale University class of 1837.
Dates: 1840-1888, bulk 1870-1888

Street family papers

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Call Number: MS 946
Overview: The major figure in these papers is Joseph Monfort Street, who was an Indian agent in Iowa in the 1820s and 1830s. Half of the collection is made up of family correspondence (1805-1931). Included is the correspondence of Joseph M. Street with his wife, Eliza Maria Posey Thornton, and his sons, and members of the Street and Posey families.Topics discussed in the letters include religion, health, national politics and slavery, particularly in reference to slaves owned by the Street family. Joseph...
Dates: 1795-1933

Strong Family Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1198
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, diaries, writings, autographs, and other papers documenting the lives and activities of several generations of Strong family members and related Fowler, Pond, and Huntington families of Massachusetts and Connecticut. The bulk of the collection concerns the extended family of Phinehas Strong of Northampton, Massachusetts, and relates to the teaching and agriculture pursuits of family members in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and...
Dates: 1667-1925

Taintor family collection

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Call Number: MS 1256
Overview: Legal and financial papers, including deeds, wills, estate inventories and receipts relating to families in Branford and Guilford, Connecticut, collected by the Taintor family. The families represented in the papers are Barker, Bishop, Foot, Fowler, Hill, Linsly, Monro, Rogers, Russell, Towner and Tyler.
Dates: 1668-1869, bulk 1720-1869

Aiko Takita and Miyeko Takita papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3211
Overview: Materials relating to Aiko Takita and Miyeko Takita's incarceration at the Tanforan Assembly Center, a temporary detention center at San Bruno, California, and the Topaz War Relocation Center, an American concentration camp in Millard County, Utah, 1942-1945. Included are letters, in English, concerning Miyeko's college enrollment and letters, in Japanese, from mother Aoyagi Takita to daughter Miyeko concerning family acquaintances all over the United States and daily life at the Topaz War...
Dates: circa 1928-1946

Talman family papers

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Call Number: MS 662
Overview: Deeds, leases, miscellaneous documents, and some correspondence of the Talman family, early settlers of Guilford, Connecticut.
Dates: 1683-1866

Tarleton family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 481
Overview: Correspondence, autograph album, genealogical notes, photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Tarleton and Lightfoot families of Alabama. The major figures represented in the collection are Robert Tarleton, his wife Sarah Bernard Lightfoot Tarleton, and Sarah Bee Ross Lightfoot. Most letters were written by Robert Tarleton and date from the Civil War period. The papers also contain an 1834 letter from Marquis de Lafayette to the President of the French Chamber of Peers.
Dates: 1830-1888, bulk 1861-1869

Terry family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 482
Overview: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...
Dates: 1795-1939

Terry-Slocomb family papers

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Call Number: MS 483
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, household accounts, and professional documents relating to William Terry; his wife, Maria Roxana Slocomb Terry; his sister, Esther Asenath Terry; and their family and friends in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.
Dates: 1809-1891

Thönges family papers

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Call Number: MS 489
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of correspondence between Heinrich Thönges in Steinfurth, Germany and his children in the United States. Included are descriptions of life during the Civil War and addresses to commemorate the Battle of Antietam.
Dates: 1862-1903, bulk 1862-1880

Curtis Thompson papers

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Call Number: MS 1109
Overview: Diaries of Curtis Thompson, 1835-1904, of Stratford, Connecticut, from 1867-1903. Included in the diaries is an autobiographical sketch; genealogical data on the family of the author, and that of his wife, Louise Wilcox Thompson; and numerous notes and clippings, chiefly concerning contemporary personalities in Connecticut and elsewhere.
Dates: 1867-1903

Tomlinson family papers

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Call Number: MS 1172
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, and legal documents of the Tomlinson and related families of Connecticut. Prominent in the correspondence are six letters (1826-1853) by Gideon Tomlinson, governor of Connecticut (1826-1831) and a series of Civil War letters (1862-1865) by Albert DeForest of the 14th Connecticut Volunteers. Also a farming diary (1793-1805) kept probably by Joel Beard of Stratford, and the daybook (1805-1812) of Curtiss Tomlinson, a farmer of Huntington. Additional account...
Dates: 1758-1865

Towner family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 500
Overview: Diary, account book, financial and legal papers, and photocopies of material relating to the Towner and Tyler families of Branford, Connecticut. Solomon and Isaac Tyler's shipping interests and John Edwin Towner's Civil War diary are significant materials in the collection.
Dates: 1743-1865

Townshend family papers

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Call Number: MS 501
Overview: Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and business records of the Townsend and Atwater families of New Haven, Conn. The papers also contain records of the firms of Townsend & Maltby, Seneca Oil Co., and A.S. Griswold Co.
Dates: 1639-1947, bulk 1805-1869