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John Maudgridge Snowden Allison papers

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Call Number: MS 33
Overview: Papers of John Maudgridge Snowden Allison, author and professor of history at Yale University. The papers contain correspondence, teaching materials, and research files, including original letters and documents by French political figures of the 18th and 19th century. Among these are François Guizot, Alphonse Larmartine, King Louis Philippe, Chrétien Malesherbes, and Adolphe Thiers. Also included is a promissory note by Talleyrand and documents signed by Louis XVI. Among his personal...
Dates: 1771-1943

Charles McLean Andrews papers

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Call Number: MS 38
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research files (including notes, transcripts, and photocopies of historical documents), writings, photograph albums, and memorabilia relating to the personal life and professional career of American historian Charles McLean Andrews; his wife, Evangeline Walker Andrews; and other family members. More than half the correspondence is between family members. Charles Andrews's education and early career are detailed in correspondence with his parents, wife, and...
Dates: 1723-1967

Otto Tremont Bannard papers

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Call Number: MS 904
Overview: Correspondence, certificates, photographs, and news clippings relating to Otto T. Bannard's world travels and to his activities as a member of the Yale University Corporation. The most substantive letters are the copies of those written by Bannard to Thomas W. Farnam and other friends between 1921 and 1926 while he was traveling in South America, the Far East, India and Europe. The incoming correspondence is made up chiefly of letters of congratulation on Bannard's fundraising activities for...
Dates: 1871-1929

Robert Chapman Bates papers

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Call Number: MS 833
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school papers, photographs, and memorabilia. The major part of the papers is made up of family correspondence (1908-1942) most of which consists of letters from Bates to his family written from boarding school and during his travels abroad. Also included are thirteen notebooks compiled while he was a graduate student in early French and Italian literature at Yale University.
Dates: 1908-1943

Beer family papers

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Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981

William Henry Bishop papers

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Call Number: MS 83
Overview: Author, diplomat. Diaries, consular papers documenting his service in Italy and miscellaneous personal papers including correspondence with William Dean Howells and Armando Palacio Valdés, notebooks, genealogical materials, subjects files on Maria Bashkirtseff and a few papers of his son, Julian B. Bishop, who died in 1912. William Henry Bishop's diaries, which make up half the collection, are in 127 volumes spanning the years of 1874-1928 and reflect his extensive travels in the United States...
Dates: 1800-1930

Kenneth McLeod Bissell papers

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Call Number: MS 711
Overview: Diary, printed matter, correspondence and notes of Kenneth McLeod Bissell, relating to the Yale College Class of 1907. Of particular note is the diary which is a detailed account in four volumes of Bissell's experiences at Yale (1903-1907) covering academic, social, cultural and athletic life. The diary also includes accounts of summer vacations, among them a trip to Europe in 1906. The printed matter comprises annotated class books, class histories and clippings, largely obituaries of class...
Dates: 1903-1968

Edward Gaylord Bourne papers

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Call Number: MS 96
Overview: The papers include correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and writings which document Edward G. Bourne's academic career, at Adelbert College and Yale University, historical studies, and professional activities. The papers highlight Bourne's research on Marcus Whitman and his participation on program committees and the Commission on Historical Manuscripts of the American Historical Association.
Dates: 1874-1970, bulk 1885-1907

Lester Bradner papers

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Call Number: MS 951
Overview: The papers consist of approximately 500 letters written by Lester Bradner to his future wife Edith Mitchell Murray of Flushing, New York. During their courtship Bradner spent two years (1891-1893) studying at the University of Berlin, after taking a Ph.D. at Yale University in 1889. His letters describe his life both in New York and Berlin, as well as his summer travels in Europe and the United States. He also discusses his religious beliefs and the ministry.
Dates: 1881-1893

Brewer family papers

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Call Number: MS 99
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, and other papers, primarily of David Josiah Brewer, lawyer and justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The material includes Brewer's personal and family papers, although there are some papers relating to public matters, notably the Anglo-Venezuelan boundary dispute. Also included are papers of five generations of Brewer family members, including Josiah Brewer (1796-1872), the father of David Josiah Brewer....
Dates: 1714-1954, bulk 1820-1930

Bristol family papers

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Call Number: MS 101
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, account books and memorabilia of the Bristol family of New Haven and New London, Connecticut. The major figures in the collection are the descendants of Simeon Bristol (1739-1805); his son, William Bristol, and his grandsons, William Brooks Bristol, and Louis Bristol, all prominent lawyers, judges and members of the state legislature in Connecticut.Nearly a third of the papers is made up of land deeds for New Haven and New London counties...
Dates: 1769-1877

Chauncey family papers

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Call Number: MS 135
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, financial records, diaries, journals, and other papers relating to the personal lives and professional careers of the Chauncey family of Connecticut. Material relating to the American Revolution and the colonial period includes the correspondence, legal papers, and financial records of Charles Chauncey (1747-1823). The legal papers of Charles Chauncey (1777-1849) document his work in Philadelphia. The European travel diaries for Nathaniel...
Dates: 1675-1928

Mina Curtiss Collection

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Call Number: MS 1206
Overview: The original accession consists of original and typed copies of letters sent home by American servicemen from various training camps in the United States and from overseas campaigns during World War II, many of which Mina Curtiss used for her 1944 book, Letters Home. The addition consists of Henry T. Curtiss papers and photographs. There are a diary and book relating to Curtiss's 1910 trip to Europe on the S.S. Arabic, which...
Dates: 1910-1945

Day family papers

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Call Number: MS 175
Overview: The Day family papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, journals, lectures, manuscripts, notes, sermons, and related papers of the Day family, 1767-1929. The personal lives, academic activities, and professional careers of several family members are documented, including Reverend Jeremiah Day (1737-1806), Reverend Jeremiah Day (1773-1867), Henry Noble Day (1808-1890), Mills Day (1783-1812), and others.
Dates: 1767-1929

D. Cady Eaton papers

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Call Number: MS 4
Overview: Correspondence, notebooks, journals, lectures, drafts of articles and books, and other writings of D. Cady Eaton, art historian, social commentator, and professor at Yale. Included are a number of articles of a philosophical and satirical nature written for the New Haven Journal and Courier.
Dates: 1853-1914

Evarts family papers

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Call Number: MS 200
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial material, congressional papers, family memorabilia, and other papers of various members of the Evarts family of Vermont, Boston, and New York. The principal figures, however, are Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831), author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist, and his son, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), lawyer and statesman. The papers of Jeremiah Evarts relate to his work and writings on Congregational orthodoxy, his travels for...
Dates: 1753-1960, bulk 1798-1901

Farnam family papers

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Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
Dates: 1721-1941

Daniel Coit Gilman papers

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Call Number: MS 582
Overview: Correspondence, writings, lectures, and other papers of Daniel Coit Gilman, educator, university president, and author. Included are papers regarding Gilman's career at Yale, the University of California, and Johns Hopkins University. Important correspondents include Charles M. Andrews, James Dwight Dana, William Henry Brewer, Timothy Dwight, Benjamin Silliman, Theodore Dwight Woolsey, and Andrew Dickson White.
Dates: 1845-1910

Gilman Family Papers

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Call Number: MS 240
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, photographs, clippings, and other papers relating to the Gilman and Coit families of New England. The bulk of the collection relates to Edward Whiting Gilman (1823-1900), his family and his work as a clergyman and foreign secretary of the American Bible Society.
Dates: 1659-1935

Albrecht Goetze papers

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Call Number: MS 648
Overview: As a refugee from Hitler, he was outspoken on political issues and attempted to aid fellow scholars similarly uprooted. A portion of the correspondence reveals his efforts on their behalf and expands on his political views. Other letters discuss university policies, including problems at Yale University, and foundation grants for scholars. Among Goetze's important correspondents are William F. Albright, Kurt Bittel, Hans Ehelolf, Jacob J. Finkelstein, Johannes Friedrich, Hans G. Güterbock,...
Dates: 1923-1971