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Call Number: GEN MSS 2110
Overview: Circa 800 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Elias Loomis, 1828-1889. Letters pertain chiefly to Loomis's teaching and research in astronomy and meteorology. Correspondents are primarily scientists and other scholars.
Dates: circa 1828-1889
Call Number: MS 331
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogical and professional research material and writings, and financial records of Elias Loomis and his sons Henry Bradford and Francis Engelsby Loomis. The papers record Elias Loomis' scientific studies, particularly in astronomy and meteorology. Genealogical notes and writings document the family history through the descendants of Joseph Loomis. Correspondence concerning Elias Loomis' father, sisters, and brothers, who were...
Call Number: MS 346
Overview: This artificial collection is composed of correspondence, journals, account books, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to the study and practice of medicine, primarily in Connecticut and New York, primarily in the nineteenth century.
Call Number: MS 706
Overview: The major portion of the papers consists of research materials for a study of the architecture of Yale University; research materials on Connecticut architecture, railroad stations, and Works Progress Administration files for Connecticut; and research for Carroll Meeks's book on Italian architecture, published in 1966. Included in the materials on Yale are photographs, articles, manuscripts, notes and bibliographies. Additional papers reflect Meeks's teaching career at Yale University...
Call Number: MS 356
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, course materials, diaries, legal documents, printed material, reports, subject files, and writings that document Underhill Moore's career as a law professor and his personal life. The papers emphasize Moore's teaching, writing, and involvement with Columbia Law School, Yale Law School, and the Institute of Human Relations at Yale University from 1924 to 1943. The papers also contain materials relating to Dr. William O. Moore and the Abraham Underhill estate.
Dates: 1870-1948, bulk 1925-1943
Call Number: MS 622
Overview: 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 are...
Call Number: OSB MSS 436
Overview: Letters sent from Marie-Louise Osborn and occasionally James M. Osborn to their parents Clare Marshall Osborn and Mildred Sleeper Osborn, and John Flournoy Montgomery and Hedwig Louise Wildi Montgomery, as well as other relatives, 1934-1968. Letters primarily relate to the Osborn's daily routines and social activities, travels, and children James M. Osborn, Jr. and Thomas Montgomery Osborn. Documented are the Osborn's life at Shotover Cleve in Oxford, England; their life in New Haven,...
Call Number: MS 1035
Overview: 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...
Call Number: MS 1031
Overview: Papers of several branches of the Peck family in Connecticut. Half of the collection is made up of the papers of the Ambrose Peck family (1691-1911) including correspondence, diaries, account books, legal papers, photographs, and memorabilia. Noteworthy are letters on the Battle of Bunker Hill and the War of 1812, as well as diaries by Abby Ann Hyde Peck from her school days, 1824-1832, and her old age, 1874-1883. Another member of the family represented is Tracy Peck (1785-1862) an important...
Call Number: MS 1047
Overview: Private journals, ledgers and scrapbooks kept by William H. Potter of Groton, Conn. and Brandon, Mississippi (1851-1955). The journals contain descriptions of his activities and discourses on religion and politics. A commonplace book (1837-1848) gives some information on his brief attendance at Yale and his stay at Bacon School. The papers contain an unidentified 1933 judicial diary and a Norwich, Conn. account book. The papers also contain a diary (1859-1861) and other materials of Kittie...
Call Number: MS 1209
Overview: Contents of two scrapbooks kept by Punderson containing samples of his drawings and engravings, photographs, trade and calling cards, and a large collection of engravings by others as well as newspaper and magazine clippings, chiefly portraits of notable persons. A large part of Punderson's work includes engravings of members of the Yale College faculty, views of the college building, seals of various societies, and views of Connecticut.
Call Number: RU 522
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, memoranda, and photographs documenting the operations and activities of the Yale Real Estate Office. Materials include legal documents and correspondence concerning real estate investments, real estate accounts and records, New Haven property files, statements, bills and receipts.
Call Number: MS 1071
Overview: The papers consist of account books, letterbooks, and papers of the Sanford family of New Haven, Connecticut. The merchant activities of Nelson D. Sanford and David P. Calhoun are detailed. Also included is a microfilm of Samuel Simons Sanford's album which documents his career as a professor of applied music, and his association with Yale.
Call Number: RU 205
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, and subject and administrative files documenting the activities of various deans and administrative personnel of the Yale School of Nursing. Topics include finance, faculty, admissions, committees, policy and curriculum, research and public service, national and international associations, visitors, and affiliated universities and hospitals. Included are the records of deans Annie Warburton Goodrich, Effie Taylor, Elizabeth Torrey, Margaret G....
Call Number: MS 663
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence; writings; topical research files; minutes, agendas, and other organizational papers; and teaching files, which document Paul Bigelow Sear's career as an educator, conservationist, author, and spokesman for the environment. The papers focus on Sears's activities on behalf of professional scientific organizations and civic groups interested in conservation, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America, the...
Call Number: MS 673
Overview: Correspondence, writings (including school essays and exercises, poetry and political essays), miscellaneous accounts, school bills, and other papers of the Selden family of Hadlyme, Connecticut. The principal family members represented are Richard Ely Selden (1797-1868), a member of the class of 1818 at Yale, a justice of the peace, and a state senator, and his son Samuel Hart Selden (1826-1891), a member of the class of 1848.
Call Number: RU 647
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Abbie Sherman [supposed] documenting Yale, New Haven, Connecticut and surrounding towns, such as Clinton, Madison, and Wallingford. Also included are photographs taken in Rhode Island, New York, and New Jersey.
Call Number: MS 460
Overview: 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
Call Number: RU 656
Overview: The materials consist of photographs and illustrations used by Herbert Thoms (Yale Medical 1910) in his book Yale Men and Landmarks in Old Connecticut (1967). Included are photographs of houses in New Haven and the surrounding areas of Yale historical figures. Most of the materials in Series I are negatives. Thoms's scrapbook in Series II is composed of descriptions and photographs of memorials and gravestones of men who played important roles in Yale's history.
Dates: circa 1966-1967