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A. Nees & Co. decorative paper sample books

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1465
Abstract: Nineteen volumes containing circa 44,000 undated samples of decorative papers manufactured by A. Nees & Co., circa 1865-circa 1930, most circa 1880-1914. Voumes contain small samples of marbled, embossed, coated, and other colored and printed papers affixed to pages within printed borders. Samples are identified by numbers in manuscript annotations or printed labels, some also citing paper names or manufacturing techniques. Volumes contain varying samples, with some overlapping...
Dates: circa 1865-circa 1930, bulk circa 1880-circa 1914

A. P. Watt and Son records relating to Rudyard Kipling

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Call Number: GEN MSS 893
Abstract: The records include writings, correspondence and printed materials by or relating to Rudyard Kipling. Writings consist of holograph manuscripts, corrected typescripts, and corrected proofs. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from Rudyard Kipling to A. P. Watt and Alec Watt written between 1889 and 1936 concerning both the publication of Kipling's writings and personal matters. Pamphlets by Kipling comprise the bulk of the printed material, which also includes clippings,...
Dates: 1889-1945

A voyage from England to Bombay with descriptions in Asia, Africa, and South America

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Call Number: Folio A 2023 69
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises thirteen manuscript volumes, each of which contains numerous illustrations as well as transcriptions of letters originally composed while Forbes was in India, with a particular concentration on the natural history of India. The manuscript was finished in 1800, although most of the drawings are those done at the time of the voyage, circa 1765-1776. Volume 1 includes a presentation page, dated 11 April 1800, in which Forbes gives the set to his daughter, Elizabeth...
Dates: circa 1765-1800

Aaron Copland Oral History

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Call Number: OHVI
Scope and Contents: The Aaron Copland Oral History comprises approximately 75 interviews with colleagues, friends, and family of Aaron Copland (note: for interviews with Copland himself, see the Major Figures in American Music collection). Oral History of American Music (OHAM) founder Vivian Perlis first became friends with Copland while working on the Charles Ives Oral History. Copland later wrote the preface for her book, Charles Ives Remembered. As the Ives project finished, Perlis focused on Copland as her...
Dates: 1948-1989, bulk 1980-1989

ABCFM Daguerreotypes Collection

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Call Number: RG 324
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains daguerreotype images of missionaries who had been appointed for service by The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. The daguerreotype process for creating photographs was used during the 1840s and 1850s. Series III contains two color miniature portraits that date from 1839. This collection was originally held at the Franklin Trask Library of Andover Newton Theological School and was transferred to the Yale Divinity Library in 2017.

Dates: circa 1839-1860

Annie Heloise Abel notebooks

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3943
Abstract: Twenty-seven autograph notebooks, some signed, belonging to Annie Heloise Abel, circa 1910-1925. Notebooks record research notes, reading lists, and queries concerning Native Americans and United States government policies during the 19th and early 20th centuries.Accompanied by a Bible presented to Abel by her husband, George Cockburn Henderson, in 1922; two metal boxes; two wooden boxes (one containing dried flowers); a piece of fabric; and an empty envelope from unknown...
Dates: circa 1910-1925

Alexander B. Adams writings on the American West

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2197
Abstract: Typescripts with holograph annotations and corrections of Adams' books The Disputed Lands (Putnam, 1981); Geronimo: A Biography (Putnam, 1971); Sitting Bull: An Epic of the Plains (Putnam, 1973); and Sunlight and Storm: The Great American Plains (Putnam, 1977). A photocopy of Adams' TLS dated 1972 Jun 29, transmitting the typescript of Geronimo to Yale and commenting on the work, is filed in the first of the folders of that title. Bound galley proofs for Sitting Bull follow the...
Dates: circa 1971-1981

Adele Shepard Collection of Edwards and Dwight Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 329
Abstract: This collection of Edwards and Dwight family papers was inherited and compiled by Adele Shepard, a descendant of the families. The papers focus primarily on the individuals in Shepard's line of descent, including Jonathan Edwards, his grandson Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), great-grandson William T. Dwight, great-great-grandson Henry E. Dwight and their spouses and children. The collection also includes other documents and photographs of historical interest with direct or tangential relation to...
Dates: 1685-1954, bulk 1720-1860

African glass slides collection

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Call Number: MS 1571
Abstract:

The collection consists of 112 glass slides which represent various aspects of African culture and scenery. The slides are identified only in broad subject areas and are undated, though most appear to date from the late nineteenth century or early twentieth century.

Dates: 1800-1999

Agudat Ahvah records

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Call Number: MS 1934
Abstract:

Approximately 500 pieces of correspondence and other documents from the archives of Agudat Ahvah.

Dates: 1920-1939

Hamilton Aïdé papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge,...
Dates: 1824-1906

Neale Albert archive

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Call Number: MSS 81
Scope and Contents:

The collection comprises correspondence and ephemera related to contemporary bookbinding, collected by Neale Albert. Includes material related to the binders Susan Allix, George Kirkpatrick, and Ann Muir. Also present is material related to exhibitions at the John Rylands Library (2012) and the Yale Center for British Art (2016).

Dates: ca. 2000-ca. 2020

Alone Together: Musicians in the Time of Covid

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Call Number: OHVIII
Scope and Contents:

A series of Zoom interviews with composers and musicians, focusing on their personal and creative lives while isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Dates: 2020

American Fund for French Wounded Collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 56
Abstract:

The American Fund for French Wounded (AFFW), founded in 1915, by American women living abroad, was a women's relief agency to aid wounded soldiers in France in World War I. The materials in this collection originated from the Paris Depot of the organization and include correspondence, circulars, newsletters, and images.

Dates: 1915-1918

American Historical Financial Documents Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1081
Abstract: Correspondence, accounts, receipts, checks, printed currency, circular letters, printed forms filled out in manuscript, and other printed material related to American finance, currency and lotteries during and after the Revolutionary War. Series I, Currency and Public Debt Documents, includes letters by Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville; Albert Gallatin; John Gibson; Alexander Hamilton; Gouverneur Morris; Robert Morris, and Thomas Willing. There is a small group of letters between...
Dates: 1734-1874, bulk 1777-1790

American Musical Theater Collection

 Collection — Folder: 39002133011255
Call Number: MSS 153
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains mostly sheet music and programs for musical theater in the first half of the twentieth century. Additional material will be described as it is added.

Dates: bulk 1910-1950

Thomas W. Amsden Archives

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Call Number: IPAR.001050
Abstract:

The archives of Thomas W. Amsden including maps, field notes and photographs. These focus on his 1947 Yale dissertation, "Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Brownsport Silurian of western Tennessee."

Dates: 1942-1947

The Leroy Anderson Papers

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Call Number: MSS 61
Abstract:

Music, scrapbooks, and additional materials by and about the American composer Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)

Dates: 1933-1988 (inclusive)

Andover Newton Oxyrhynchus Papyri Collection

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Call Number: RG 305
Abstract:

The collection consists of sixteen Oxyrhynchus Papyri items. The most notable item (Oxy. P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer.

Dates: circa 1st - 6th century CE