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- Manuscripts and Archives 68
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- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 5
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 5
- Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949 4
- Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 4
- Trumbull family 4
- Benton, William, 1900-1973 3
- Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930 3
- Herrick, Edward Claudius, 1811-1862 3
- Huntington family 3
- Landman family 3
- Logue, Edward J. 3
- Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 3
- Ribicoff, Abraham, 1910-1998 3
- Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
- Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945 3
- Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 3
- Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 3
- Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844 3
- Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 2 ∧ less
Charles Parsons papers
Call Number: MS 387
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, clippings and memorabilia of Charles Parsons, bibliophile and conservative polemicist and ideologist. Also included are some papers of Parsons' wife, Mary Elizabeth Curry Parsons, and speeches and writings of friends and associates of Parsons. Most of the papers are related to Parsons' advocacy and support of various conservative and anti-communist causes and issues, with the bulk of the material covering the period 1934-1965....
James Gates Percival collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 703
Overview: The James Gates Percival Collection consist of writings, notebooks, personal papers, correspondence, maps, and other papers that document Percival's life and work. Writings are autograph manuscripts of poetry and prose compositions on linguistics, geology, and geography, including several drafts of his Report on the Geology of Connecticut, as well as chemistry notes by West Point professor James Cutbush. Percival's notebooks contain writings and notes on a broad range of topics in addition to...
Dates: 1800-1944, bulk 1820-1850
Pierpont Family Papers
Call Number: MS 1125
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, inventories, deeds, and accounts of members of the Pierpont family of North Haven, Connecticut. The principal figure is Daniel Pierpont, business man and town clerk of North Haven whose papers include an account book kept while building a house (1846), fourteen deeds for land in North Haven and a description of a churn invented by him. His diary (1824) contains an account of a murder trial in New Haven interrupted by the arrival of General...
Prescott & Sherman Records
Call Number: GEN MSS 1792
Overview: Account books, daybooks, letter books, and other bound volumes documenting the efforts of merchants Benjamin Prescott and Roger Sherman, Jr. in the operation of their store, Prescott & Sherman, in New Haven, Connecticut, 1804-1847.
William Woodbridge Rodman collection of Pomeroy family genealogy
Call Number: GEN MSS 1095
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, data forms, name indexes, and pedigree charts related to William Woodbridge Rodman's work on the genealogy of the Pomeroy family. Also present is the correspondence of Rebekah Pomeroy Bulkley, who continued Rodman's work after his death.
Save the Wetlands Committee, Inc. of Connecticut records
Call Number: MS 1434
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, topical files, maps, and other materials documenting the activities of Save the Wetlands, Inc. The records include files kept by committee president Freeborn G. Jewett and treasurer Frederick Pope, Jr. and highlight the committee's educational, public relations, lobbying, and monitoring activities.
Saybrook College, Yale University, memorabilia
Call Number: RU 926
Overview: The materials consist of a grant, dated July 17, 1702, concerning the Connecticut town of Old Saybrook, a Bladderball leaflet, 2009 and a program from the memorial service of Paul Hudak, Master of Saybrook College, 2015.
Dates: 1702, 2009-2015
Sergeant family papers
Call Number: MS 806
Overview: Correspondence and other papers of several members of the Sergeant family of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Major correspondents include George Sergeant (1822-), of Northampton, Massachusetts; his sister, Catharine Sedgwick Sergeant De Forest, married to Dr. Henry A. De Forest; and his daughter, Catharine De Forest Sergeant (1848-). The collection contains correspondence on female education in Syria and education of women in the United States. Later letters, mainly in the 1870s, describe the...
George Dudley Seymour papers
Call Number: MS 442
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, research files, printed material, and miscellanea of George Dudley Seymour, a lawyer, antiquarian, historian, author and city planner in New Haven, Connecticut. Seymour's personal papers and collected manuscripts document the history of the Seymour family, the patriot Nathan Hale, the city planning movement in New Haven, Connecticut, and local history, 1684-1944. General correspondence files contain the bulk of personal...
Nathaniel and Thomas Shaw papers
Call Number: MS 445
Overview: Account books, ledgers, a letter book and over 8,000 bills and receipts of Nathaniel Shaw and his brother, Thomas, who succeeded him in managing the family business. Many of the ledgers and accounts are for cargoes in Shaw's ships which were engaged in the West Indies trade. During the American Revolution Nathaniel Shaw was an active partisan of the colonies and his letter books refer to the ongoing situation. From 1776 he was "agent of the Colony [Connecticut] for naval supplies and taking...
Call Number: MS 543
Overview: The collection consists of ships' journals, invoices, manifests, lists of crews, clearance papers and other documents relating to shipping, largely from Connecticut ports in the 18th and 19th centuries. There is also a small quantity of papers from Massachusetts, New York and elsewhere.
Silliman family papers
Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911
Charles Jeffery Smith papers
Call Number: MS 1372
Overview: Charles Jeffery Smith's papers consist of his writings and diaries, including "Some Minits: or a Brief Narrative of the Motions & Strivings of Gods Spirit with my Soul;" "Jejunationes," a devotional journal; and a four-part diary, 1763-1765, containing his religious thoughts and detailing his daily activities and travels. There are also daily transcriptions, made in 1908, which excise parts dealing with Smith's personal problems. The transcriptions also include marginal notes about place...
Dates: 1758-1908, bulk 1758-1765
William Graham Sumner papers
Call Number: MS 291
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes and research materials, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and financial records of William Graham Sumner, a sociologist, professor at Yale University, and advocate of free trade and the gold standard. The correspondence (over 13,000 items) documents many of Sumner's interests including the Yale College curriculum and economic and political issues. It also includes substantive accounts from friends in the South about Reconstruction, the...
Temperance societies collection
Call Number: MS 1150
Overview: The collections consists of records of temperance societies in Massachusetts and in Southington, Washington and Hamden, Connecticut, comprising convention proceedings, secretary's records, membership rosters and memorabilia. Included also is a letter by a reformed alcoholic (1851).
Theater manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 667
Overview: Correspondence, autographs, playbills, notebooks, and writings relating to the American theater and the history of theater in New Haven, Connecticut, as collected by Jack Crawford, Mary Hamlin and others.
John Trumbull papers
Call Number: MS 506
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal and financial records, and writings which document the artistic career, business ventures, and personal life of John Trumbull. The papers also include correspondence, diaries, and financial and legal records of other Trumbull family members and of related Huntington, Lanman, Silliman, and Wadsworth family members. Files of Theodore Sizer containing his research material and writings on John Trumbull are also in the papers.
Herman Landon Vaill papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1615
Scope and Contents: The Herman Landon Vaill Papers contain Vaill family correspondence, and diaries, other writings, and financial records of clergyman and teacher Herman Landon Vaill. Most letters are from Vaill to his wife Flora Gold Vaill, 1818-1847, with smaller concentrations of letters to Vaill from Flora Gold Vaill, 1818-1846, and from his father Benjamin Vaill, 1819-1837. Most other correspondence, 1816-1869, is between Vaill and his children, siblings, and cousins, and among members of the related Vaill,...
Dates: 1816-1928, bulk 1816-1870
Alexander Orr Vietor collection
Call Number: MS 542
Overview: The collection consists of ships' logs, nineteenth-century cargo manifests of Connecticut ships on fishing voyages, and the papers of ships sailing to the West Indies for rum and sugar and to the Antarctic on sealing expeditions. Also included are miscellaneous legal documents related to ships and shipping and a group of ten letters to Captain George W. Lee or to members of his family (1811-1833). Among the writers is Asa Fitch. Charts, writings on voyages to the Antarctic, including an essay...
Dates: 1774-1956, bulk 1815-1867
William Weldon Watson Papers
Call Number: MS 828
Overview: The papers reflect William W. Watson's career as a physicist and include correspondence, subject files, writings, and reports on professional conferences and writings, largely for the years 1950 to 1963. Best documented is his work as science advisor to the Philippine government, his involvement with the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, and his participation on the Atomic Energy for Connecticut Committee.