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- Manuscripts and Archives 46
- Yale Divinity Library 10
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 9
- English 62
- Multiple languages 3
- French 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Yale University 41
- Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 7
- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 6
- Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 4
- Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910 4
- Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 4
- Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 4
- Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 4
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 4
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 4
- Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 4
- Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 4
- Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896 4
- Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894 4
- Yale University. Divinity School 4
- Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949 3
- Dana, Henrietta Frances Silliman, 1823-1907 3
- Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
- Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909 3
- Herrick, Edward Claudius, 1811-1862 3 ∧ less
Nathaniel T. Allen collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1401
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of educator and social reformer Nathaniel T. Allen, and biographical and research materials about him. Manuscripts in each series are accompanied by additional photocopied materials, some annotated by an unidentified researcher; for most, locations of originals are unidentified.
Dates: 1834-2009, bulk 1843-1903
Luther Anderson papers
Call Number: MS 36
Overview: Teacher and journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and photographs relating to his career as a journalist in Peking (1911-1914) and his post as teacher of English and aesthetics at the American International College in Springfield, Mass. (1928-1940). He also lectured on Scandinavian culture and on Chinese politics. Manuscripts and advertising brochures document this aspect of his life. Although his correspondence is mostly routine, there are a number of letters of interest from...
James Rowland Angell personal papers
Call Number: MS 2
Overview: Correspondence, which makes up the bulk of the papers, together with writings, speeches, reports, printed matter and photographs. The family correspondence contains a long series of letters (1890-1894) from Marion Isabel Watrous before her marriage to Angell in 1894. Prominent among his professional correspondents are Charles Bakewell, John Dewey, William James, A.H. Pierce and George Dudley Seymour. Also included are papers relating to Angell's inauguration as president of Yale University and...
Dates: 1833-1986, bulk 1880-1947
Asian Women's Institute - North American Office Records
Call Number: RG 106
Overview: Minutes, correspondence, printed material, and administrative records document the creation of the AWI and its development into an organization led primarily by Asian women. The archives also contain documentation related to the Asian women's colleges that were members of the AWI. The Asian Women's Institute was created in 1975 as a catalyst organization motivating Christian colleges for women in Asia to focus attention and resources on the major needs of women in their respective countries and...
George Pierce Baker papers
Call Number: MS 51
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting George Pierce Baker's professional activities as head of the Department of Drama at Yale University. Correspondents include playwrights, critics, actors, and producers, who had been Baker's students. The papers detail Baker's activities as a lecturer, consultant to the film series Chronicles of America, chairman of the executive committee of the American Shakespeare Foundation, and author...
Charles Montague Bakewell papers
Call Number: MS 765
Overview: The papers consist of philosophical writings, lecture notes, and teaching materials documenting Charles Bakewell's career as professor of philosophy at Yale University. His role as a political and civic leader in Connecticut, and his continuing relationship with New Haven's Italian community, can also be traced in political addresses, and in miscellaneous notes. Also included are documents, research materials, and sixteen volumes of photographs depicting the work of the American Red Cross in...
Dates: 1897-1928, bulk 1916-1920
Beecher Family Papers
Call Number: MS 71
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, diaries, clippings, printed matter, sermons, and other papers of two centuries of Beecher family members. The papers relate principally to Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), popular 19th century clergyman and orator, and members of his family. Among those represented are his father, the Reverend Lyman Beecher (1775-1863), clergyman; his brothers, Edward Beecher (1803-1895), educator and antislavery leader, and Thomas Kinnicut Beecher (1824-1900) and Charles...
Gregory Breit papers
Call Number: MS 1465
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, diaries, reports, data files, writings, printed material, and topical files relating to Gregory Breit's research and teaching career. There are also photographs, biographical information, and files related to his father's design of an anti-submarine attack device in the late 1910s.
William Henry Brewer papers
Call Number: MS 100
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, lectures, articles, essays, genealogical materials, photographs and other papers of William Henry Brewer, scientist, teacher, and writer.The collection spans Brewer's entire career including his student days at the Yale Analytical Laboratory, his work with the California State Geological Survey, his various teaching positions in California, New York and at Yale and all his other many and varied activities. Of special and specific interest are Brewer's letters...
Ella Barksdale Brown Papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 41
Overview: The Ella Barksdale Brown Papers consist of correspondence, writings, financial papers, newspapers and other materials that document her work as an educator, anti-lynching activist, suffragist, and journalist. The bulk of the papers provide evidence of Brown's activism and involvement with numerous schools, youth groups, war relief, civil rights and community organizations.
Dates: 1885-1952, bulk 1906-1926
George Jarvis Brush family papers
Call Number: MS 108
Overview: Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, printed material, and other papers, principally of George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912), mineralogist, geologist, and educator; and of his son-in-law, Louis Valentine Pirsson (1860-1919), also a geologist. There are also papers of Brush's wife, Harriet Silliman Trumbull Brush and of other family members. A good deal of the papers are scientific in nature, with some relating to the early history of the Yale Sheffield Scientific School. Important...
Dates: 1834-1960, bulk 1834-1939
Bunnell family papers
Call Number: MS 1149
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, legal and financial records, writings, memorabilia, and pictorial material which document the activities of four generations of Bunnell and Sterling family members living primarily in Connecticut and New York. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and memorabilia document the Yale academic careers of Sterling Haight and Frank Scott Bunnell and John W. Sterling, the Civil War service of Rufus W. Bunnell and Henry T. Plant, and the travels of family...
Millar Burrows Papers
Call Number: RG 71
Overview: Correspondence, notes, writings, photographs, and slides document Burrows' life and work. Millar Burrows (1889-1980) was Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology at Yale from 1934 to 1958.
Herman Haupt Chapman papers
Call Number: MS 134
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, minutes, research data files, printed material, and photographs which document Herman Haupt Chapman's career as a forester and professor in the Yale School of Forestry. The papers highlight Chapman's research, writings, and teaching on forest mensuration, valuation, regulation, and finance, and his work with the Society of American Foresters, particularly his study of forestry education in the United States. His interests in national and state parks,...
Louis Chevalier Papers
Call Number: MS 1122
Overview: Research notes, reference files, census documents, student papers on Paris, clippings, and photographs related to Chevalier's work on the history and demography of Paris. Included also are the manuscripts of two of his books: L'Assassinat de Paris and Montmartre du Plaisir et du Crime. The files also contain reference material used by Chevalier in his courses at the College de France. There is also a small amount of...
China Records Project Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection
Call Number: RG 8
Overview: The China Records Project Miscellaneous Personal Papers Collection is an open collection. It currently contains material from more than 325 individuals, primarily Protestant missionaries to China. The time period covered is approximately from 1834 to 1998. The China Records Project was initiated by the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A in 1968. The aim of the project was to insure the preservation of the personal records of former missionaries to China and to provide a central...
George Albert Coe Papers
Call Number: RG 36
Overview: Correspondence with personal friends reveals Coe's personality and character, while correspondence with professional colleagues gives insight into the development of Coe's thought. Notable correspondents include William Clayton Bower, Emil Brunner, Adelaide Case, Harrison Elliott, and A. J. W. Myers. Writings include articles, essays, and drafts. Printed material includes reviews of Coe's books and committee reports and minutes. George Albert Coe was born in Mendon, New York on March 26, 1862....
John Collier papers
Call Number: MS 146
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, memoranda and reports, research materials, and miscellanea, documenting the personal life and professional career of John Collier. His service with the American Indian Defense Association (A.I.D.A.), as United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and as a teacher and author is detailed. Correspondence files include materials with leading political, literary, and social figures. Drafts of books, articles, essays, reviews, and...
Conversation for Bart, recorded by friends of A. Bartlett Giamatti
Call Number: RU 411
Overview: The material consists of a sound recording of friends reminiscing about A. Bartlett Giamatti, former president of Yale.
Daggett-Couey family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 767
Overview: The Daggett-Couey Family Papers consists of material created by and relating to Elizabeth Daggett Couey, her father O. W. Daggett, and her husband Fred Couey. The family papers were compiled in part or whole by Elizabeth's and Fred's daughter, Sylvia Couey Turner.
Dates: 1845-1999, bulk 1864-1976