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Haymarket Affair collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 516
Overview: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Illinois State's Attorney Julius S. Grinnell, who led the prosecution in the Haymarket trial in 1886-1887. These include trial evidence, notes and drafts of legal briefs, personal papers, and printed ephemera. The collection also includes a few items that were added to Grinnell's papers in the 1950s-60s by collector Frederick B. Adams. Trial evidence is chiefly in German, and consists of manuscripts, correspondence, leaflets, and other items...
Dates: 1872-1901

Geoffrey Cornell Hazard Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1346
Overview: Correspondence, notes, drafts, clippings of cases from court reporters, all relating to Hazard's work as principal writer of Restatement of the Law: Second Judgements (St. Paul, American Law Institute Publishers, 1982).
Dates: 1947-1978

Hillhouse family papers

 Collection
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),...
Dates: 1707-1943

Samuel J. Hitchcock Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1878
Overview: Papers of Samuel J. Hitchcock, 1810-1845. Includes personal papers and business papers for matters primarily taking place in New Haven, Connecticut. Personal papers document Hitchcock's private and family correspondence and finances. Business papers document Hitchcock's work with Seth Perkins Staples in the operation of their law firm Staples and Hitchcock, as well his work with the Farmington Canal Company and Hartford and New Haven Rail Road Company.
Dates: 1810-1845

Samuel Johnson Hitchcock papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1184
Overview: Correspondence and financial and legal papers relating to Samuel Johnson Hitchcock's education at Yale College, teaching at Fairfield Academy, legal practice with Seth P. Staples, and legal instruction at his and Staples' private law school which was incorporated into the Yale Law School.
Dates: 1762-1845, bulk 1805-1845

Alfred Eggleston Holcomb papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1007
Overview: The Alfred Eggleston Holcomb Papers include correspondence, writings, and printed matter related to tax reform. Principal correspondents are Charles J. Bullock and Edwin R. A. Seligman, who write about their work as officers of the National Tax Association. The writing and printed matter are also concerned with questions of taxation, particularly the single tax.
Dates: 1909-1939

Charles Prentice Howland family papers

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Call Number: MS 292
Overview: The Charles Prentice Howland Family Papers are composed of correspondence and financial and legal papers of the Bellows and Howland families of Walpole, New Hampshire and correspondence, writings, and research material of Charles Prentice Howland. Family papers document the education and early life of Alfred Cornelius Howland, Henry Elias Howland, and Katharine Howland Bellows; legal affairs in Walpole; and the household expenses of Josiah Grahme Bellows's family. The papers of Charles Prentice...
Dates: 1809-1983

Charles Ives papers

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Call Number: MS 932
Overview: Correspondence, poems, orations and other writings, and miscellaneous legal papers that relate to Charles Ives and his immediate family. Some of his poems appear in Chips from the Workshop (1843). The orations and addresses concern political activities and also include notes and fragments of Isles of Summer, (1880).
Dates: 1838-1897

Jay family papers

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Call Number: MS 917
Overview: Papers of five generations of the descendants of John Jay, chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, through his eldest son, Peter Augustus Jay. John Jay is represented by nine letters beginning in 1801 at the time of his retirement. These chiefly discuss his health and family matters. Early legal papers include several documents regarding the manumission and sale of slaves in the possession of the family. The correspondence (1801-1805) of Peter A. Jay, particularly with the...
Dates: 1772-1901, bulk 1801-1901

Kent A. Leslie Collection on Robert Bradford Williams

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2098
Overview: The collection documents the life and career of Robert Bradford Williams, African American lawyer and graduate of Yale College, 1885, who settled in New Zealand.
Dates: 1996-2009

Chase Kimball papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 313
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, organizational and financial records, speeches, topical files, notes, and printed literature documenting Chase Kimball's participation in some thirty-five national and local social, political, and religious organizations, primarily concerned with international peace and justice, and also with civic improvement in Connecticut and especially Waterbury. Since Kimball was active in or received literature from nearly all peace organizations...
Dates: 1906-1971

Kingsley memorial collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 604
Overview: The collection is composed of family correspondence, diaries, and legal, financial, and professional papers which document the lives of several members of the Kingsley family or of the related Coit, Gilman, Upham, and Farnam families. One third of the collection concerns James Luce Kingsley, his tenure on the Yale faculty, and his classical and historical scholarship. Another third of the collection relates to the life and work of William Lathrop Kingsley, especially his editorship of the New...
Dates: 1696-1934

Farwell Knapp papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 256
Overview: The Farwell Knapp Papers, largely consisting of correspondence, journals, photographs, and other papers, documents the personal and professional life of Connecticut tax lawyer Farwell Knapp. Knapp’s experience as a student at Yale University and Harvard University law school are recorded, including his involvement with the secret society Skull and Bones and friendships with fellow alumni (such as poet Phelps Putnam and painter Russell Cheney). The life of Knapp's wife, Helen Bayne Knapp, and...
Dates: 1891-1947, bulk 1907-1942

Lawrence Langner papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 688
Overview: The papers include writings, correspondence, subject files, photographs and other materials relating to Lawrence Langner's work as an author, theater producer, and patent attorney. Writings include plays (Suzanna and the Elders and The Pursuit of Happiness, among others); articles on various aspects of theatre and patent law; and books, including his autobiography, The Magic Curtain; The Importance of Wearing Clothes; and G.B.S. and the Lunatic. Correspondence, subject files, and financial...
Dates: 1913-1983, bulk 1920-1962

Law Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1140
Overview: The Law Family Papers document aspects of the personal and professional life of Yale graduate and lawyer Samuel A. Law (1771-1845).
Dates: 1806-1857

Arthur Lazarus papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2684
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings and printed briefs relating to Arthur Lazarus, his activism in the area of Native American civil rights, and his legal clients. The papers document Lazarus's legal work for two prominent cases: Tuscarora Indian Nation v. Power Authority of the State of New York, which came before the Supreme Court in 1958, and Montana v. Blackfeet Tribe, which came before the Supreme Court in 1985. Other clients and cases are also documented in...
Dates: 1947-2011

Russell Cornell Leffingwell papers

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Call Number: MS 1030
Overview: Chiefly correspondence (1917-1960) between Leffingwell and colleagues in banking and the legal profession, and with important American and British government officials on contemporary economic and political events. Following his service in the Department of the Treasury (1917) where he helped to float the Liberty Loan, Leffingwell continued to correspond with his colleagues, S. Parker Gilbert and Albert Rathbone, as well as Carter Glass, Secretary of the Treasury (1918-1920). As a partner in...
Dates: 1883-1979

Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1104
Overview: The Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis consist of records maintained by Mellville H. Cane, Pincus Berner, Paul Gitlin, Eugene Winick and other attorneys affiated with the law firm of Ernst, Cane and Berner and its later iterations. In addition to correspondence between Lewis and his attorneys, the records include drafts and copies of Sinclair Lewis's will; correspondence and documents concerning his death and estate; records regarding his writings, including contracts and agreements, and...
Dates: 1919-1984

Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy autograph collection, part two

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Call Number: OSB MSS 137
Overview: Consists of several thousand clipped autographs, franked envelopes, autographed photographs and printed cards and slips, and autograph notes and letters.
Dates: 1666-1975

Charlton Thomas Lewis papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 981
Overview: The major part of the papers consist of a collection of autographs of literary, intellectual, and political figures, largely English and American, compiled by Charlton T. Lewis.Included are such notables as Robert Browning, Washington Irving, William James, John Stuart Mill, Louis Orléans, comte de Paris, Richelieu, Talleyrand, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Voltaire, John Wesley, and Walt Whitman. There is also personal correspondence addressed to Lewis and his wife, Margaret P. Sherrand Lewis, as well...
Dates: 1612-1904