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Charles F. Baldwin, Class of 1888, Yale College, photograph collection documenting life at Yale and in New Haven
Call Number: RU 661
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Yale and New Haven, Connecticut, taken by Charles F. Baldwin while a student at Yale. The photographs document student life during the late 1880s and the blizzard of 1888.
Dates: circa 1888
Albert Hampton Barclay papers
Call Number: MS 1191
Overview: Correspondence, printed material, photographs and miscellanea of Albert H. Barclay, a Yale graduate, class of 1891, and a New Haven attorney. Includes football articles written for the Yale Alumni Weekly, class photographs, and family materials.
Arthur Seth Barnes, Class of 1892, Yale College, photograph album documenting Yale University and New Haven
Call Number: RU 972
Overview: The album consists of photographs of Yale campus and scenes of New Haven, Connecticut. Included are a few photographs of students and sports events.
Dates: circa 1889-1892
Viola F. Barnes photograph collection documenting life at Yale
Call Number: RU 660
Overview: The materials consist of photographs documenting Viola Barnes's (Yale 1919 PhD) student life at Yale and in New Haven. Included are photographs of fellow women graduate students, friends, outings, and activities.
Alan Mara Bateman papers
Call Number: MS 641
Overview: Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.
Battell family papers
Call Number: MS 906
Overview: The papers consist of ninety-four family letters (1810-1853), the diaries of Sarah Robbins Battell and three of her daughters, and twenty-seven letters (1889-1894) to Robbins Battell.
Boardman family papers
Call Number: MS 89
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, account books, daybooks, legal papers, deeds, and land books of the Boardman family of New Haven and New Milford, Conn., which had extensive real estate holdings in Connecticut and the Western Reserve. Family members include William Whiting Boardman, (1794-1871) lawyer and probate judge of New Haven, Conn.; his father Elijah Boardman, (1760-1823) U.S. Senator from Connecticut who had holdings in the Connecticut Land Company and the three Ohio townships of Palmyra,...
Bristol family papers
Call Number: MS 101
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, account books and memorabilia of the Bristol family of New Haven and New London, Connecticut. The major figures in the collection are the descendants of Simeon Bristol (1739-1805); his son, William Bristol, and his grandsons, William Brooks Bristol, and Louis Bristol, all prominent lawyers, judges and members of the state legislature in Connecticut.Nearly a third of the papers is made up of land deeds for New Haven and New London counties...
Carpenter family papers
Call Number: MS 911
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence among members of a single family: William Carpenter, his wife, Charity, and their nine children. The letters reveal the departure of William Carpenter from his family and his estrangement from his wife ca. 1810. The major subjects of the letters are the children's education and their careers. One son, Walter, attended Yale (1824-1828) and describes student life. Other letters describe the terms of an apprenticeship and a daughter, Philinia, writes of her...
Norman White Cary papers
Call Number: MS 883
Overview: The papers consist of letters exchanged between Norman White Cary and his mother and sister during his four years at Yale College. The letters provide a detailed record of his life as a student with accounts of studies, finances, social and cultural events, and life in New Haven. His mother's letters are intensely solicitous of Cary's physical and moral well-being, but also describe family happenings and social life in Philadelphia where she was head of a school for young ladies.
Chauncey family papers
Call Number: MS 135
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel...
Harry Croswell Papers
Call Number: RG 258
Overview: Diaries, family records and history of the Parish of Trinity Church, New Haven (1740-1820) by Harry Croswell, journalist and later minister of Trinity Church from 1815 until his death. The diaries in 14 volumes (1821-1858), offer a daily record of his life in New Haven as well as accounts of his participation in the work of the church in the surrounding region and in the affairs of Trinity College, Hartford.Croswell also records the formation of the black congregation, St. Luke's, in 1844....
Found in: Yale Divinity Library
David Daggett papers
Call Number: MS 162
Overview: Correspondence (primarily letters received) and other papers of David Daggett, Connecticut lawyer, jurist, politician, teacher, and author. The papers relate primarily to Daggett's legal and political activities and to Federalist Party politics. Important correspondents include Simeon Baldwin, Abraham Bishop, Isaac Bronson, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Charles Denison, Elizur Goodrich, Gideon Granger, Roger Griswold, Rufus King, William Leffingwell, Josiah Meigs, Timothy Pickering, Benjamin...
Robert Alan Dahl papers
Call Number: MS 1658
Overview: The papers consist of interview notes, transcripts, and survey responses used in Robert A. Dahl's book Who Governs?, and background research material about New Haven.
Dates: 1910-1959, bulk 1957-1959
Ethel Grace Davis papers
Call Number: MS 1687
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence from Ethel Grace "Billie" Shutter Davis to her mother, G. W. Shutter, documenting Ethel Davis's trip to and life in New Haven and Woodmont, Connecticut, while her husband was an Alfred Sloan Fellow in traffic engineering at Yale University. Topics include daily life in New Haven and Woodmont, social life at Yale for the fellows and their wives, and trips the family took around Connecticut and New York, including observations of the 1939 World's Fair in New...
Dates: 1939-1994, bulk 1939-1940
De Silva Photographers photographs of Yale and New Haven
Call Number: RU 650
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Yale and New Haven, Connecticut taken by De Silva Photographers.
Dates: circa 1880-1889
Dutton Family Papers
Call Number: RG 63
Overview: The collection is valuable for the documentation it provides concerning a New Haven area clergy family during the period 1800 to 1880. Daily events and family relationships are revealed in substantive family correspondence. Of particular interest are Samuel Dutton's notebooks from his student days at Yale. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscript sermons written by Aaron and Samuel Dutton during their pastorates in Guilford and New Haven. These sermons touch on topics such as...
Found in: Yale Divinity Library
Farnam family papers
Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
Hollon A. Farr, Class of 1896, Yale College, photograph collection documenting life at Yale and in New England
Call Number: RU 671
Overview: The collection is comprised of photographs of Yale and Andover, Massachusettes, and their surrounding areas. Included are photographs of the White Mountains. The photographs were collected by Hollon A. Farr (Yale 1896).
Dates: circa 1892-1896
Clement A. Fuller, Class of 1896, Yale College, photograph collection documenting life at Yale and in New Haven
Call Number: RU 663
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Clement A. Fuller's (Yale 1896) family and friends, the Yale campus, and scenes of New Haven, Connecticut.
Dates: circa 1896