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Edwin Hale Abbot family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 27
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, letterpress copybooks, legal and financial documents, diaries, maps, blueprints, and photographs, the bulk of which documents the personal life and law and business careers of Edwin Hale Abbot.
Dates: 1787-1933

Dean Gooderham Acheson papers

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Call Number: MS 1087
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, speeches, memoranda, and photographs, documenting Dean Acheson's life after leaving the U.S. State Department in 1953. Also documented is his work as a member of the Yale Corporation and his long friendship with Felix Frankfurter, Archibald MacLeish, and others. The correspondence and memoranda contain Acheson's views on many contemporary issues in American foreign policy such as Korea, the Middle East, NATO, Germany, the war in Vietnam, and Rhodesia...
Dates: 1898-1989

Thomas Sewall Adams papers

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Call Number: MS 31
Overview: The papers, relating almost exclusively to matters of taxation, consist of material collected and written for a survey for the American Gas Association; material for a survey of the cement industry in the case United States v. Atlas Portland Cement Company, et al.; material concerning the Committee on Double Taxation of the International Chamber of Commerce and of the League of Nations; papers relating to the Wisconsin Tax Commission; papers relating to the President's Conference on Home...
Dates: 1900-1936

Alsop family papers

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Call Number: MS 34
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, diaries, estate records, account books, notebooks, deeds, and miscellanea of the Alsop family of Middletown, Connecticut. Several generations of family members are represented in the papers including: Joseph Wright Alsop (1772-1844), Joseph Wright Alsop (1804-1878), Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891), Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953), Mary Alsop Oliver Alsop (1815-1893), Richard Alsop (1726-1776), Richard Alsop (1789-1842), Charles Richard Alsop...
Dates: 1734-1986

American Field Service application records

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Call Number: MS 1930
Overview: The American Field Service Application Records comprise the history of an application filed in 1990 by American Field Service veterans of World War II for retroactive recognition as United States Army servicemen by the Pentagon under provisions of the G.I. Bill of 1977. The collection also contains research materials and publications relating to the history of the American Field Service during both world wars. The records, comprised of original documents, as well as photocopies thereof, were...
Dates: 1917-2016, bulk 1985-1995

American Historical Financial Documents Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1081
Overview: Correspondence, accounts, receipts, checks, printed currency, circular letters, printed forms filled out in manuscript, and other printed material related to American finance, currency and lotteries during and after the Revolutionary War. Series I, Currency and Public Debt Documents, includes letters by Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville; Albert Gallatin; John Gibson; Alexander Hamilton; Gouverneur Morris; Robert Morris, and Thomas Willing. There is a small group of letters between Gouverneur...
Dates: 1734-1874, bulk 1777-1790

American Immigration Conference Board Records

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Call Number: MS 614
Overview: Correspondence, writings, printed materials, clippings, and other papers of the American Immigration Conference Board, an anti-communist organization devoted primarily to severely limiting immigration. The papers also contain materials relating to various immigration legislation during the 1930s.
Dates: 1929-1939

Andean collection

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Call Number: MS 1775
Overview: A collection of correspondence; government documents, including reports, commissions, decrees, legal proceedings, account books, treasury records, petitions, geographic relations and awards; church documents; writings and poems; and published illustrated materials from the Andean region of Latin America (Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela) on civil, military, economic, religious, and social topics.
Dates: 1538-1996, bulk 1700-1799

Anthony Taussig collection of English legal manuscripts

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Call Number: OSB MSS 184
Overview: A collection of approximately 400 manuscript items, including letters; letterbooks; copies of statutes, pleadings, opinions and precedents; King's Bench reports; abridgments and commonplace books of cases; and other papers, documenting the development and practice of English law and the evolution of the English legal system from the thirteenth into the twentieth century. Included are an early copy of Henry de Bracton's De legibus Anglie; a fourteenth-century pocket compilation of "Statuta...
Dates: [circa 1280-1956]

Michael Antisdale and Mark R. Melanson Papers

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Call Number: MS 2105
Overview: Michael Antisdale and Mark Melanson, a gay couple, sued the town of West Hartford in 1998 because the town pool only gave discounted “family” rates to heterosexual couples. Five other cohabitating, non-married couples later joined them in the suit. At the time, the town council was Republican in majority. The suit continued until Democrats came into the majority and settled the case in 2002, and the council revised the definition of “family” in West Hartford's recreational facilities policy to...
Dates: 1995-2003 and undated

Gordon Auchincloss papers

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Call Number: MS 580
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, memoranda, and printed material largely relating to Gordon Auchincloss's position as assistant counselor in the State Department, 1917, and to his position as secretary to Colonel E. M. House at the armistice negotiations and the Paris Peace Conference, with some material on personal affairs. The diary lists his daily activities between 1914 and 1920, including many summaries of conversations, and with a retrospective entry on his first meeting...
Dates: 1914-1951

Baldwin family papers

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Call Number: MS 55
Overview: The papers detail the personal lives and professional careers of several generations and family lines of the Baldwin family. The legal, political, and business activities of family members in Connecticut, New York, and elsewhere are documented. Major topics include: family, women, law, education, Connecticut and New York politics and government, New Haven, Connecticut, and Yale University.
Dates: 1584-1977

Jonathan Barnes papers

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Call Number: MS 901
Overview: Six manuscript volumes on law: "Jurisprudence of the United States," "Law of nations," and "Municipal law," possibly intended as compendia for teaching. Also in the papers is Jonathan Barnes' translation from the French of Baron de Wimpffen's "The experienced soldier."
Dates: 1816-1835

Alan Barth papers

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Call Number: MS 867
Overview: Correspondence, articles, speeches, editorials, subject files, newspaper clippings, and a small amount of personal papers. Half the papers consist of editorials written for the Beaumont Journal(1937-1938), theWashington Post(1949-1977), and theGuild Reporter(1950-1951). Both the correspondence and writings reflect Barth's involvement during the McCarthy period. The issues of civil liberties and...
Dates: 1937-1981

Bates family papers

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Call Number: MS 65
Overview: Miscellaneous papers of the Bates family of Springfield, Massachusetts. One of the two principal figures is Elijah Bates (Y.1794) with accounts of his expenses at Yale College, some notes on his reading and the text of a play in which he took part. Isaac Chapman Bates (Y.1802) is represented with a petition to the president of Yale College, two letters and an obituary notice.
Dates: 1788-1880

Kenneth Z. Baum papers

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Call Number: MS 1361
Overview: Reports, minutes of meetings, speeches and congressional publications relating to the development of three programs during Baum's service in the United States Public Health Service.These were: the Hill-Burton Medical Facilities Construction Program (1946) to provide federal support for hospital building in state and local communities, legislation (1966) to provide federal support for comprehensive health planning and public health services, and a Regional Medical Program (1965) to establish a...
Dates: 1946-1977

Hugh Aiken Bayne papers

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Call Number: MS 68
Overview: The papers are primarily printed and typescript documents relating to Hugh Bayne's service on international arbitration commissions, some with his marginalia and accompanying notes. His decisions as arbiter include his interpretations of disarmament clauses of the Versailles Treaty (1923) and his opinion on the claims of the Standard Oil Company (1926) and on the claim of Belgium to the treasure of the Order of the Golden Fleece. The remainder of the papers is made up of three volumes of his...
Dates: 1870-1943

George Miller Beard papers

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Call Number: MS 584
Overview: Correspondence, writings, biographical material and other papers of George M. Beard, physician and specialist in the treatment of mental and nervous disorders. Included are materials relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity and his pioneering work in the definition of criminal insanity, as well as papers relating to his interest in spiritualism. Also included are a number of letters received by his daughter, Grace Alden Beard, related to a biographical study of her father.
Dates: 1853-1923

Edward R. Becker papers

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Call Number: MS 1929
Overview: The collection comprises the papers of Judge Edward R. Becker, who served both with the United States District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. His papers include correspondence, court memorandums, other court-related documents, speeches, subject files, programs and fliers, and newspaper and journal clippings, mainly related to cases over which he presided. Materials cover from 1943 to 2006, with the bulk from 1972 to 2006.
Dates: 1943-2006

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