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- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 27
- Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts 8
- Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 7
- Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2
- Lewis Walpole Library 1
- Diaries 26
- Diaries -- United States 9
- Photographic prints 7
- Photographs 6
- Correspondence 5
- Gold mines and mining -- California 4
- Letters 4
- Notebooks 4
- Watercolors (paintings) 4
- Audiovisual materials 3
- California -- Gold discoveries 3
- Gold miners -- California 3
- Medicine, Military 3
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 3
- Overland journeys to the Pacific -- 1849 3
- Photograph albums 3
- Physicians 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Sermons 3
- Sketchbooks 3 ∧ less
- French 1
- German 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Yale University 3
- Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879 2
- Great Britain. Army 2
- Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, Earl of, 1831-1891 2
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 2
- Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987 2
- Yale Peabody Museum 2
- A.B. & D. Sands (Firm) 1
- A.L. Scovill & Co 1
- Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922 1
- Abell, Truman, 1779-1853 1
- Abington, Frances Barton, 1737-1815 1
- Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, 1834-1902 1
- Adelcrantz, Carl Fredrik, 1716-1796 1
- Alabaster, Henry, -1884 1
- Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 Seattle, Wash.) 1
- Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 1
- Alison, Francis, 1705-1779 1
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 1
- American Red Cross. Connecticut Branch 1 ∧ less
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.
The collection comprises travel sketches, scrapbooks, and genealogical material concerning the Carr family of Northumberland, England.
Marjorie Morse Crunden, the daughter of a Baptist medical missionary in China, was educated in the United States, including at Yale School of Nursing. Correspondence includes letters from her parents; from her fiancé, Allan B. Crunden, a Yale medical student who transferred to Temple University School of Medicine; and from other friends and family. The collection also includes a five-year diary.
George M. Davidson's diary and correspondence describe an 1849 overland trip to California. This material records the hardships of the journey, encounters with Indians, life in the California gold mines, and his establishment of a general store in Pine Grove. There are business records such as store inventories, bills from suppliers, a mining work ledger, bullion receipts, and informal certificates for mining shares in Butte County and Sierra counties, California.
Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, printed works, photographs, maps, and other materials that document William Downie's life, interest, and travels in the Northwest, particularly during the 1850s and 1860s. The papers offer evidence of early exploration and mining operations in British Columbia, particularly in the Quesnel Forks area by the Quesnelle Mining Company. Downie's interest and encounters with indigenous inhabitants are recorded.
James H. Etheridge was a gynecologist who became Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush Medical College. The collection contains biographical materials, correspondence of Etheridge, correspondence of Etheridge's wife's family (including the correspondence of Heman G. Powers, a Chicago businessman), Etheridge's writings, his patient records, ephemera from medical societies, photographs, and certificates and diplomas.
The collection comprises illustrated manuscript diaries of Ellen Fenton of Haven Green House, Ealing, which chronicle her summer family vacations to Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1854-1862, in nine volumes.
The papers consist of correspondence between Thomas R. Hill, Jennie M. Hill, Angelo Heilprin, and others, Thomas Hill's journal and drawings of gold mining in Alaska, and papers of the Philadelphia Exploration and Mining Company, which organized to mine in Alaska.
Joan K. Jackson, as a graduate student in sociology at McGill University, began a diary on the experiences and views of her husband Stanley K. Jackson and of his fellow students to their medical education at the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The diary covers Stanley W. Jackson's third and fourth years at McGill and a year of internship at the Royal Victoria Hospital.
The collection comprises correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, travel journals, notebooks, and printed material concerning Charles Jones (1780-1850) and his descendants. The correspondence spans the better part of the nineteenth century (1805-1878), with the bulk of the letters dating from the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s; it offers a window into the life of a large middle-class dissenting family in mid nineteenth-century London.