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Thomas Lawrason Riggs papers

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Call Number: MS 704
Abstract: The principal figures in the papers are T. Lawrason Riggs and his grandfather, George Washington Riggs. The papers of T. Lawrason Riggs, a Catholic priest, consist of correspondence, research materials and manuscripts for two works: "Joan of Arc and the Church" and "Readings in Church Latin." Also included are a notebook, photographs and memorabilia. His principal correspondents are Clarence J. McCabe and Alfred Purcell who wrote on Joan of Arc. Also letters from John LaFarge, Hamilton Holt...
Dates: 1828-1941

Roe family papers

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Call Number: MS 774
Abstract: The papers contain family correspondence, missionary correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, printed works, photoprints, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of Alfred Cox Roe, Emma Wickham Roe, Mary Abigail Roe, Walter Clark Roe, Mary Wickham Roe, Joseph Wickham Roe, Henry Roe Cloud, and several other Roe relatives. The Roe family papers have extensive material on family life, specifically concerning such subjects as relations between brothers and sisters and...
Dates: 1802-1977

Warren Bartlett Seabury papers

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Call Number: MS 790
Abstract:

Correspondence, essays and memorabilia of Warren Bartlett Seabury, a missionary in China who helped plan and organize the Yale Foreign Missionary Society. Correspondence with his family (1904-1907) and reports on his work for the Society and the founding of the Yali Middle School are included. Among his correspondents are Harlan Page Beach, Edward Bliss Reed. John P. Rice and Arthur C. Williams.

Dates: 1901-1936

John Cockrill Shackelford papers

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Call Number: MS 1220
Abstract:

Principally sermons and writings of John Cockrill Shackleford, including student essays, and a thesis prepared for his B.A. degree at Yale College, 1854. Also included is a copy of his book: Ecce Agnus Dei; or The true theory of the atonement (Nashville and Dallas, Publishing House of the M.E. Church South, 1905).

Dates: 1850-1854

John Cotton Smith papers

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Call Number: MS 460
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence and other documents of John Cotton Smith and his family. Material relating to Simeon Smith, Cotton Mather Smith, and William Mather Smith is also included.

Dates: 1768-1924, bulk 1781-1865

Anson Phelps Stokes family papers

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Call Number: MS 299
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, memorabilia, photographs, financial records, and other papers detailing the professional career and personal life of Anson Phelps Stokes and family members, including Olivia, Caroline and Helen Stokes. Papers relating to Anson Phelps Stokes document his work with prominent educators, reformers, religious leaders, businessmen, and politicians. Stokes's work on behalf of black education, social issues, and the Phelps-Stokes Fund...
Dates: 1761-1960, bulk 1892-1958

Augustus Hopkins Strong papers

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Call Number: MS 1127
Abstract:

Chiefly student papers of Augustus H. Strong during his attendance at Yale College (1855-1857), and at the Rochester Theological Seminary (1857-1859). Also included are fifteen sermons and other addresses, and the typescript for his book, American Poets and their Theology, published in 1916.

Dates: 1851-1921

Increase Niles Tarbox papers

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Call Number: MS 1153
Abstract:

Notes, poems, and a journal representing Increase Tarbox's student years including those at Yale and a manuscript for a book of hymns and poetry.

Dates: 1832-1884, bulk 1844-1884

John Lawrence Thurston papers

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Call Number: MS 493
Abstract: The general corrspondence of John Lawrence Thurston, missionary in China and active member of the Yale Foreign Missionary Society, makes up the major portion of these papers. The main topics are his work in China, including his interest in the Yale Missionary Band and the organization of the Yale Foreign Missionary Society. Major correspondents are Harlan Page Beach, Henry W. Luce, Edward B. Reed, Warren B. Seabury, Anson Phelps Stokes and Arthur C. Williams. His scanty family correspondence...
Dates: 1894-1956

Benjamin Trumbull papers

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Call Number: MS 505
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence, bills and receipts, sermons, church papers, writings, and miscellanea documenting the personal life, religious career, and literary work of Benjamin Trumbull. Sermons include material on a wide range of religious, historical, political, and social topics. Correspondence and other papers include material relating to Trumbull's family life, student years, religious responsibilities, and writings on Connecticut history, divorce, and land settlement.

Dates: 1629-1867

Charles Swan Walker papers

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Call Number: MS 1185
Abstract:

Notebooks, lectures and autobiography of Swan relating to his student years at Yale Divinity School and Andover Theological Seminary. Includes notes on lectures of Noah Porter, Timothy Dwight, Elias Loomis, and others.

Dates: 1866-1924

George Leon Walker and Williston Walker Papers

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Call Number: RG 51
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, notes and writings of George Leon and Williston Walker form the core of the collection and provide extensive biographical information. They detail the activities of a typical New England clergyman during the second half of the 19th century and provide information on national news, political events, the Civil War, slavery, financial news on currency and taxes, and daily weather conditions. Also included are records of sermons preached and pastoral records. George Leon...
Dates: 1722-1979

Joseph Washburn family papers

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Call Number: MS 1053
Abstract:

Chiefly the sermons of Joseph Washburn, together with a collection of the sayings of others, written down from memory. Also included are a sheet of maxims written out to display fine penmanship and a Yale College song book (1790). Five letters from his son, Elizur T. Washburn to various members of the family were written during 1829 to describe his trip from New York to London.

Dates: 1783-1829

Stephen Williams family papers

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Call Number: MS 1430
Abstract:

The papers consist of a diary kept by Stephen Williams, 1742-1747, of daily life and religious reflection; diaries of his son Andrew Williams, 1783-1785, while teaching school in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and diaries and notes of another son Timothy Williams, 1783 and 1788-1790, which document his education at Yale College and his life in Woodstock and Norwich, Connecticut.

Dates: 1742-1815

James Lockwood Wright papers

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Call Number: MS 1078
Abstract: The papers consist of eleven volumes of a journal kept by Wright from his first years at Yale College in 1828. While there he reports on a lecture by Elias Boudinot on behalf of the Cherokee nation and various temperance and abolition activities. The journals are chiefly devoted to religious meditations and describe the various revival movements of his era and his evangelical work with black residents of New Haven. He also records various aspects of his personal life including five mental...
Dates: 1828-1858