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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 374
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 79
Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts 69
Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 63
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Brenton correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 35
Overview: Letters to Brenton regarding his book, "The Naval History of Great Britain." Mainly compliments to Brenton on the book. Some express interest in purchasing it, and some offer to give further information to help his research. Some, including George Cockburn, James De Saumarez, Richard Keats, and David Milne, include further information in their letters.
Dates: 1819-1836

Brewster family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1309
Overview: The papers contain diaries, artwork, and an album of Elizabeth Bates Brewster and her daughters Ada Augusta Brewster, Mary Brewster Long, and Elizabeth Brewster Scribner. Subjects discussed include child rearing and family life, nursing during the Civil War, school teaching, and life in Nevada and California.
Dates: 1838-1879

Zachariah Brigden papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 86
Overview: The papers contain bills and receipts, daybooks, estate papers, invoices, and other materials documenting the life of a Boston silversmith.
Dates: 1691-1798, bulk 1748-1787

Derek E. Briggs Archives

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Call Number: IPAR.001166
Overview: The archives of Derek E. Briggs encompassing his career at Yale. These include primarily specimen information.
Dates: 2003

British Caribbean Documents

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1412
Overview: A collection of manuscript deeds, wills, leases, letters, and other legal and financial documents concerning eighteenth- and nineteenth-century estates and plantations on islands in the British West Indies.
Dates: 1664-1857, bulk 1765-1825

British Theatrical and Literary Prints

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Call Number: LWL MSS 33
Overview: British Theatrical and Literary Prints is a collection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century engravings and etchings depicting scenes and characters from 267 plays and stories by 112 authors that were published in England and Ireland during those two centuries. The prints are generally small in format—octavo or quarto in size—and most were extracted from publications.
Dates: 1711-1880, bulk 1770-1820

British transportation ephemera collection

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Call Number: MSS 83
Overview: The collection comprises British printed transportation ephemera, including maps, guides, and promotional material.
Dates: 1912-2019

John Britton archive

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Call Number: MSS 41
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, articles, cuttings, and other related material, concerning the English antiquary and topographer, John Britton (1771-1857).
Dates: 1839-1851

Stephen Henry Bronson collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 8
Overview: The Stephen Henry Bronson collection includes autograph correspondence of Dr. Stephen Henry Bronson, while studying abroad in Europe, to his parents, dating from October 1867 to May 1870. There are also typescripts of the correspondence prepared by or for Elizabeth H. Thomson, a member of the faculty of the Department of History of medicine at Yale. One finds in Bronson's letters observations about medicine - in particular anatomy, and academic, civic, cultural and political life in France....
Dates: 1867-1870

Wilfrid Swancourt Bronson Archives

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Call Number: YPMAR.000051
Overview: Archies of Wilfrid S. Bronson.
Dates: 1925-1930

Alfred Hulse Brooks photographs and papers

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Call Number: WA Photos 444
Overview: Photographs and papers created and collected by Alfred Hulse Brooks and then probably maintained by Philip Sidney Smith, his successor as Geologist in Charge of the Division of Alaskan Mineral Resources of the United States Geological Survey. The collection provides visual documentation of the work of the United States Geological Survey in Alaska. Most of the photographs were made by Brooks and other employees of the agency. Some images document joint surveys made with the Geological Survey of...
Dates: 1892-1955, bulk 1898-1924

John Sawyer Brooks papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1435
Overview: The John Sawyer Brooks Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and drawings, and other papers, most relating to missionaries and mission administration at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, 1851-1859. Also present are papers relating to the Mount Pleasant Mission in Peel Township, Ontario, 1846-1855, and to the Brooks family, 1850s-circa 2000.
Dates: 1846-2000, bulk 1851-1859

[Papers: collection of documents from his papers relating to the Popish Plot]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB153
Overview: Collection of seven manuscripts, in multiple hands, concerning the Popish Plot, primarily of testimonies and accusations. The collection contains a letter by an unnamed woman to Coventry promising to deliver to him the names of many priests and Jesuits for a promised reward, as well as Coventry's reply assuring her she will be paid. Other items include a report on the death of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey; King Charles II's speech to the House of Lords in 1678; a signed statement by Sir John...
Dates: 1678-1679

[Commonplace book].

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Call Number: OSBORN FB155
Overview: Copies of Parliamentary papers, including speeches, orders, petitions, and declarations. Most printed in Lords Journals or in Rushworth. Includes items from parliaments of Elizabeth I through James II, most between 1630-1680.
Dates: circa 1680

Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 839
Overview: The Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Series I, Robert Browning Papers, contains a few manuscripts by him, as well as many letters, most written after 1870. Recipients include Mrs. Bayne; Isabel Jane Blagden; Moncure Conway; Charles Deschamps; Frank Hill; William Charles Macready; Felix Moscheles, and William Wetmore Story. Letters to Browning include an...
Dates: 1835-1906 1850-1889, bulk 1850-1889

James Bruce archive

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Call Number: MSS 68
Scope and Contents: The archive comprises original manuscript material concerning the travels of James Bruce of Kinnaird in North Africa and Ethiopia, from 1762 to 1774. Bruce (1730-1794) was originally posted as British consul-general at Algiers, though his diplomatic service concluded in 1765. Over the next 10 years, Bruce traveled in North Africa to document the antiquities, flora, and fauna of the region. Bruce then traveled to Ethiopia to document the source of the Nile. The bulk of material concerns Bruce's...
Dates: ca. 1750-ca.1850.

John Bruce collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 73
Overview: Series I, Letters to John Bruce, consists almost entirely of business and professional letters addressed to him in his roles as Secretary of the Camden Society and editor of many of its early publications. Correspondents include Octavian Blewitt; Sir Robert Harry Inglis; William Jerdan; Macvey Napier; Julia Pardoe; and Thomas Joseph Pettigrew.Series II, Letters of Caroline Amelia Halsted, contains 35 letters from the popular historian to Bruce on the subjects of her royal biographies; her...
Dates: 1835-1845

Daniel Webster Buck papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3907
Overview: Letters and business papers documenting Daniel Webster Buck's service with the United States Army 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Company E, from 1861 to 1864; position as U.S. Deputy Marshal in Montana from circa 1866 to 1874; and role as acting agent for the Blackfeet Indian Agency in Montana from 1873 to 1876. Included is a tintype photograph of Buck by an unidentified photographer, circa 1880, and a cabinet card photograph of "Hamillin" by studio photographer James Presley Ball,...
Dates: 1861-1892

Buffalo Bill papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-197
Overview: Mostly correspondence with Buffalo Bill and a document regarding his Wild West Show.
Dates: 1894-1916

"Collection towards forming a history of the now obsolete office of the Master of the Revells"

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Call Number: OSBORN D1
Overview: Autograph MSS.
Dates: 1874-1874