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Elizabeth Mills Brown files on New Haven architecture
Call Number: MS 1946
Overview: Elizabeth Mills Brown was an architectural historian whose life work focused on the architecture of New Haven, Connecticut, and surrounding areas. This collection consists of writings, maps, photographs, reports, and notes that she created and amassed in the course of her extensive research on the architecture and built environment of New Haven and Connecticut. It includes her Yale master's thesis on Center Church on the Green in New Haven; early, annotated drafts, "itineraries," and...
Dates: Circa 1919-2001, bulk 1967-1976
Hillhouse family papers
Call Number: MS 282
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, account books, estate records, architectural drawings, legal papers, notebooks, commonplace books, letterbooks, scrapbooks, daybooks, and miscellaneous papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of three generations of the Hillhouse family of New Haven, Connecticut and New York. Major figures represented in the papers include: James Hillhouse (1754-1832), Mary Lucas Hillhouse (1785-1871), James Abraham Hillhouse (1789-1841),...
Hugh Peters Family Papers
Call Number: MS 1032
Overview: Family correspondence largely consisting of letters to Hugh Peters and his brother, William T. Peters, from their father John T. Peters, a judge of the Supreme Court in Connecticut, on local politics. Also in the papers are newspaper clippings on Hugh Peters' death. Several of his poems are mounted in the library catalogue of Ithiel Town, father-in-law of William T. Peters.
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...
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