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Massachusetts railroads collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 971
Abstract:

Correspondence, financial and legal documents, maps, schedules, and newspaper clippings from the records of various Massachusetts railroads eventually incorporated by lease or merger into the Boston and Maine Railroad or the New York Central Railroad.

Dates: 1822-1909

Albert McClellan Mathewson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 990
Abstract:

The Albert Mathewson Papers consist of correspondence, financial, business and legal records and genealogical material of the Lanman, Trumbull and Huntington families, ancestors of Mathewson. His own personal papers (1888-1941) are largely related to his professional activities, with the Connecticut State Shellfish Commission, among others.

Dates: 1735-1941

John McDonald papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 622
Abstract:

The John McDonald Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials related to McDonald's published writings on the practice and history of American business, management, game theory, and fishing. Also in the collection are files of his personal correspondence, papers documenting his political, social, and professional involvements, and material collected for works of fiction and non-fiction planned but never written.

Dates: 1890-1999, bulk 1945-1997

Joe Vincent Meigs papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 334
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, genealogical materials and papers related to the Meigs Transit System in Boston and the American Civil War, including the formation of a black light artillery battalion. Meigs’ Civil War service in the Tennessee army is documented in correspondence, a memoir, and a scrapbook. Meigs designed and installed his elevated rail system in 1885 and over 400 drawings as well as other materials connected with the enterprise are included in...
Dates: 1858-1915

Miller-Auchincloss papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 825
Abstract:

Correspondence and memoranda related to the work of David Miller and Gordon Auchincloss (who were law partners) as special representatives of the State Department. Their task was to gather information about commercial and financial activities based in the United States that might benefit Germany and her allies.

Dates: 1917-1918

Ray Millholland papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1204
Abstract:

Typescripts of two books, a screenplay, and several short stories with related correspondence and memorabilia. Splinter Fleet, published in 1936, concerns his experiences in World War I in the U.S. Navy. Pay Day, published in 1946, is about labor and management in America.

Dates: 1936-1946

Charles Gould Morris family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 622
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, daguerrotypes, and other material documenting the professional career of Charles Gould Morris and the personal lives of several family members. Morris's political career, his dairy business activities, and his municipal and civic concerns in Connecticut are documented. The letters and papers of family members involved in the settlement of the American frontier and in the Civil War are included, as...
Dates: 1742-1961

Nevins and Townsend papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1179
Abstract:

Letterbooks (1833-1847), ledgers, and other account books (1817-1848) of Nevins and Townsend, a brokerage firm in New York City.

Dates: 1816-1858

Daniel Washington Norton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 376
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence and other records of Loomis and Norton, a paper manufacturing firm in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The papers also contain records of several textile and mining companies and those of Connecticut Canal Railroad and other companies. A small amount of personal correspondence and account books are also found in the papers.

Dates: 1813-1878, bulk 1830-1878

Old Colony & Fall River Railroad company records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 378
Abstract: The records date largely from the merger period and include correspondence, reports, financial and legal papers, diagrams relating to the railroads and miscellaneous printed matter such as passes, tickets and clippings. Included in the correspondence are several family letters of Alexander Holmes, president of the company. Other correspondents are Julia Ward Howe, George Stillman Hillard and Samuel Hill. Of the two account books, one lists the shareholders and the other tabulates revenues...
Dates: 1836-1893

Shadrach Osborn papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1035
Abstract: Correspondence and financial papers of Shadrach Osborn, a general merchant of Southbury, Connecticut, who was also active as a commissary during the Revolutionary War. Also included are the records of his business associate, Truman Hinman and his son, Erastus Osborn, who was sheriff of New Haven County. An account book for purchases from wholesale suppliers covers the period 1783-1792. The three letters in the papers are from Erastus Osborn. One dated 1812 describes a town-gown riot in New...
Dates: 1765-1838

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 685
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, poems, estate papers, notebooks, account books, logbooks, legal books, and miscellaneous papers of the Lay, Parker, Pratt, Shaler, Smith, Stark, Tyler, and Williams families of eastern Connecticut.

Dates: 1747-1930, bulk 1789-1866

Patent medicine almanacs

 Collection
Call Number: Pam Coll 3
Abstract:

The collection contains almanacs issued annually by American and a few Canadian companies to promote the sale of their proprietary remedies. Of special note is a complete collection of Hostetter's Almanac from 1867 through 1910.

Dates: 1843-1966

Pierpont's Store records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 399
Abstract:

Sixty-four volumes of accounts, 1850-1884, of Pierpont's Store in North Haven, Connecticut. Also included are 161 loose papers: 13 of these were removed from the account books; the remaining 148, Sept. 1854-Sept. 1857, are mainly authorizations by various doctors for sale by Pierpont's Store of liquor for medicinal uses.

Dates: 1820-1884

Samuel Clarke Pomeroy papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1196
Abstract:

Correspondence, legal and financial papers relating to Samuel Clarke Pomeroy's personal affairs and bribery charges brought against him in the U.S. Senate.

Dates: 1865-1895

Potter family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 16
Abstract: Account books (1846-1868) relating to surveying and highway repair in Hamden, Conn.; ledgers, daybooks, and pay books concerning the breeding of cattle, sale of hides and wood, and quarrying of stone; accounts (1825-1882) of the firm Rowe and Tuttle of Fair Haven, Conn., covering the sale of general merchandise; and deeds for land acquired by the Potter family in North Branford, New Haven, North Haven, Fair Haven, and Hamden, Conn.Represented in the collection are Jabez Turner Potter...
Dates: 1823-1888

President's office, Yale University, records concerning social activities and gatherings

 Collection
Call Number: RU 102
Abstract:

The records consist of correspondence, planning documents, lists, and other materials documenting receptions, dinners, and other social events hosted by the president of Yale University for faculty, alumni, donors, and visitors. Also included are records documenting trips taken by the president and the management of the president's residence.

Dates: 1964-1981

Edward Parker Read Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 827
Scope and Contents: The Edward Parker Read Papers contain the professional papers of Edward Parker Read and the personal papers of Read and his wife, Alphonsenia Smith, and her family. Professional papers include business records, advertisements, correspondence, pamphlets, judicial documents, and real estate documents. Personal papers include family photographs, identification cards, social organization membership documents, correspondence, and family history documents. The professional documents...
Dates: 1842-1955

Alfred Augustus Reed papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 411
Abstract: Correspondence and account books relating to Reed's activities in Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, as a representative of Paine, Stricker & Company of Amsterdam, a trading company. Correspondents include his wife, Caroline Suzette van Son Reed (1825-1861); the Band, Cramerus, Hasselman, van Alphen, and van Braam families, to which he was related by marriage; and Cramerus & Company, Amsterdam. Includes material relating to service and charitable projects in which Reed...
Dates: 1845-1865

Samuel B. Reed papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 409
Abstract:

Correspondence, financial records, diaries, papers, and miscellanea relating to Samuel B. Reed's career as an engineer and surveyor for various railroad lines in Canada and the United States. Personal correspondence with Jane Ann Earl Reed and Lucy Adeline Hurd Van Horne also discuss railroad matters.

Dates: 1841-1921