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William Beckford collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 102
Overview: The William Beckford Collection consists of correspondence, a few manuscripts, personal papers of Beckford family members, a 16mm motion picture film on Beckford with accompanying reel-to-reel soundtrack, and other papers relating to Beckford research and collections.
Dates: 1735-1967

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

Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1046
Scope and Contents: The Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American authors Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét. The collection spans the years 1829 to 1962, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1910 to 1943.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, German, Polish, and Swedish.
Dates: 1829-1962, bulk 1920-1943

Georgii Eduardovich Berkhman papers

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Call Number: MS 935
Overview: Typescript copies of documents relating to the battles between the Russians and Turks in Sarykamysh in Turkey, 1914-1915. Also included is a pamphlet (printed in 1934) with telegrams, letters and other documents relating to Georgii Berkhman's part in the campaign.
Dates: 1914-1934, bulk 1914-1917

Bern, Switzerland documents collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 905
Overview: Chiefly a volume of copies of the decrees, ordinances, and statutes of the Bern city council and chancellery, probably compiled shortly after the French conquest of Bern in 1798. Also in the papers are original documents relating to military expenditures of Ormont (Vaud canton) and Bern in the 1700s.
Dates: 1764-1798

Michèle Bernstein papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1556
Overview: Collection of correspondence, writings, and photographs, largely dating from the 1950s and 1960s, documenting Michèle Bernstein’s relationship with the leading figure of the Internationale Situationniste (I.S.), Guy Debord, and her involvement with the movement. Personal papers contain 19 letters from Debord to Bernstein sent circa 1956-1968 discussing the activities of the I.S., 22 autograph manuscript poems by Debord addressed to Bernstein in 1964, postcards, and photographs of Bernstein,...
Dates: 1952-1989, bulk 1958-1964

Bidwell family papers

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Call Number: MS 79
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial documents, and other papers of six generations of Bidwell family members. Principal figures include Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833), lawyer and politician in Massachusetts and Kingston, Ontario; and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell (1799-1872), lawyer and politician in Kingston and New York City.
Dates: 1750-1952, bulk 1782-1915

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

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Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

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

William Alvord Borst travel diary

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Call Number: MS 2066
Overview: This collection consists of two diaries by William Alvord Borst documenting trips during the summers of 1937 and 1938. The 1937 diary describes sailing from New York, travelling through Europe, and sailing home to New York. The diary focuses on the scenery, art, architecture, and Yale colleagues encountered during travel. Pages 109-115 covering August 22-26 are missing from the diary. The 1938 diary describes Borst’s trip to England, visiting the cathedrals, areas of literary significance, and...
Dates: 1937-1938

John Boswell papers

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Call Number: MS 1974
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence, lectures, research notes, writings (academic and fiction), biographical records, subject files, and memorabilia (including awards and popular press writings about Boswell). The papers document Boswell's personal life, from childhood to adulthood, as well as his professional life as an openly gay professor of history at Yale and pioneering author of two revisionist histories documenting the relationship between gay people and Christianity in the...
Dates: 1947-2004

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

Ekaterina Breshko-Breshkovskaia papers

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Call Number: MS 606
Overview: Manuscripts, articles, and printed material by and about Ekaterina K. Breshko-Breshkovskaia. Items are in Russian and are largely undated.
Dates: 1911-1931

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

William Henry Brewer papers

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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...
Dates: 1830-1927

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

Stephen Henry Bronson collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 8
Overview: The Stephen Henry Bronson collection includes autograph correspondence of Dr. Stephen Henry Bronson, while studying abroad in Europe, to his parents, dating from October 1867 to May 1870. There are also typescripts of the correspondence prepared by or for Elizabeth H. Thomson, a member of the faculty of the Department of History of medicine at Yale. One finds in Bronson's letters observations about medicine - in particular anatomy, and academic, civic, cultural and political life in France....
Dates: 1867-1870

Stephen Henry Bronson papers

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Call Number: MS 1282
Overview: The papers consist of the diaries and letters of Stephen Henry Bronson (with typescripts) and a diary of his father Henry Bronson (with typescript). The material documents the younger Bronson's three years of scientific and medical study in Paris, in addition to his European travels, 1867-1871. Henry Bronson's diary details his European voyage, 1839-1840.
Dates: 1827-1881