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100@100: Women Composers Interviewed by Mt. Holyoke College Students
Call Number: 100@100
A. Nees & Co. decorative paper sample books
Call Number: GEN MSS 1465
Overview: Nineteen volumes containing circa 44,000 undated samples of decorative papers manufactured by A. Nees & Co., circa 1865-circa 1930, most circa 1880-1914. Voumes contain small samples of marbled, embossed, coated, and other colored and printed papers affixed to pages within printed borders. Samples are identified by numbers in manuscript annotations or printed labels, some also citing paper names or manufacturing techniques. Volumes contain varying samples, with some overlapping content.
Dates: circa 1865-circa 1930, bulk circa 1880-circa 1914
A. P. Watt and Son records relating to Rudyard Kipling
Call Number: GEN MSS 893
Overview: The records include writings, correspondence and printed materials by or relating to Rudyard Kipling. Writings consist of holograph manuscripts, corrected typescripts, and corrected proofs. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from Rudyard Kipling to A. P. Watt and Alec Watt written between 1889 and 1936 concerning both the publication of Kipling's writings and personal matters. Pamphlets by Kipling comprise the bulk of the printed material, which also includes clippings, ephemera...
Aaron Copland Oral History
Call Number: OHVI
Scope and Contents: The Aaron Copland Oral History comprises approximately 75 interviews with colleagues, friends, and family of Aaron Copland (note: for interviews with Copland himself, see the Major Figures in American Music collection). Oral History of American Music (OHAM) founder Vivian Perlis first became friends with Copland while working on the Charles Ives Oral History. Copland later wrote the preface for her book, Charles Ives Remembered. As the Ives project finished, Perlis focused on Copland as her new...
Dates: 1948-1989, bulk 1980-1989
ABCFM Daguerreotypes Collection
Call Number: RG 324
Scope and Contents: This collection contains daguerreotype images of missionaries who had been appointed for service by The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. The daguerreotype process for creating photographs was used during the 1840s and 1850s. Series III contains two color miniature portraits that date from 1839. This collection was originally held at the Franklin Trask Library of Andover Newton Theological School and was transferred to the Yale Divinity Library in 2017.
Dates: circa 1839-1860
Annie Heloise Abel notebooks
Call Number: WA MSS S-3943
Overview: Twenty-seven autograph notebooks, some signed, belonging to Annie Heloise Abel, circa 1910-1925. Notebooks record research notes, reading lists, and queries concerning Native Americans and United States government policies during the 19th and early 20th centuries.Accompanied by a Bible presented to Abel by her husband, George Cockburn Henderson, in 1922; two metal boxes; two wooden boxes (one containing dried flowers); a piece of fabric; and an empty envelope from unknown materials...
Dates: circa 1910-1925
Hamilton Aïdé papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge, Henry...
Alexander B. Adams writings on the American West
Call Number: WA MSS S-2197
Overview: Typescripts with holograph annotations and corrections of Adams' books The Disputed Lands (Putnam, 1981); Geronimo: A Biography (Putnam, 1971); Sitting Bull: An Epic of the Plains (Putnam, 1973); and Sunlight and Storm: The Great American Plains (Putnam, 1977). A photocopy of Adams' TLS dated 1972 Jun 29, transmitting the typescript of Geronimo to Yale and commenting on the work, is filed in the first of the folders of that title. Bound galley proofs for Sitting Bull follow the typescript.
Dates: circa 1971-1981
Adele Shepard Collection of Edwards and Dwight Family Papers
Call Number: RG 329
Overview: This collection of Edwards and Dwight family papers was inherited and compiled by Adele Shepard, a descendant of the families. The papers focus primarily on the individuals in Shepard's line of descent, including Jonathan Edwards, his grandson Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), great-grandson William T. Dwight, great-great-grandson Henry E. Dwight and their spouses and children. The collection also includes other documents and photographs of historical interest with direct or tangential relation to...
Dates: 1685-1954, bulk 1720-1860
African glass slides collection
Call Number: MS 1571
Overview: The collection consists of 112 glass slides which represent various aspects of African culture and scenery. The slides are identified only in broad subject areas and are undated, though most appear to date from the late nineteenth century or early twentieth century.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Agudat Ahvah records
Call Number: MS 1934
Overview: Approximately 500 pieces of correspondence and other documents from the archives of Agudat Ahvah.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Neale Albert archive
Call Number: MSS 81
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises correspondence and ephemera related to contemporary bookbinding, collected by Neale Albert. Includes material related to the binders Susan Allix, George Kirkpatrick, and Ann Muir. Also present is material related to exhibitions at the John Rylands Library (2012) and the Yale Center for British Art (2016).
Dates: ca. 2000-ca. 2020
Alone Together: Musicians in the Time of Covid
Call Number: OHVIII
Scope and Contents: A series of Zoom interviews with composers and musicians, focusing on their personal and creative lives while isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak.
American Fund for French Wounded Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 56
Overview: The American Fund for French Wounded (AFFW), founded in 1915, by American women living abroad, was a women's relief agency to aid wounded soldiers in France in World War I. The materials in this collection originated from the Paris Depot of the organization and include correspondence, circulars, newsletters, and images.
American Historical Financial Documents Collection
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
Thomas W. Amsden Archives
Call Number: IPAR.001050
Overview: The archives of Thomas W. Amsden including maps, field notes and photographs. These focus on his 1947 Yale dissertation, "Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Brownsport Silurian of western Tennessee."
Found in: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
The Leroy Anderson Papers
Call Number: MSS 61
Overview: Music, scrapbooks, and additional materials by and about the American composer Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)
Dates: 1933-1988 (inclusive)
Found in: Gilmore Music Library
Andover Newton Oxyrhynchus Papyri Collection
Call Number: RG 305
Overview: The collection consists of sixteen Oxyrhynchus Papyri items. The most notable item (Oxy. P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer.
Dates: circa 1st - 6th century CE
Andover Newton Theological Seminary collection of Jonathan Edwards
Call Number: GEN MSS 1542
Content Description: The papers consist of writings and correspondence of and about theologian Jonathan Edwards and his family that were held by the Andover Newton Theological Seminary from the mid-nineteenth century until 2017. The collection includes sermons and other writings by Edwards, his correspondence with contemporaries, family correspondence including letters among Edwards, his wife and their children, his sisters, and his parents, and other family papers, including sermons by his father-in-law James...
Dates: circa 1650-2017
Angelo family papers
Call Number: LWL MSS 3
Scope and Contents: The Angelo Family Papers contains letters, photographs, legal documents, and other papers related to the family of Domenico Angelo, who ran a fashionable fencing and riding academy in London from the 1750s to the 1780s. The materials were collected by a descendant, John Cecil Cortlandt Angelo, who had arranged them in a small annotated notebook along with letters he received from two of his Van Cortlandt cousins in America, and others interested in his Angelo ancestors. Among the...
Dates: 1762-1939, bulk 1762-1834
Found in: Lewis Walpole Library