Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the sociological concept and structure of families as well as works on the everyday life, interactions, and relationships of family members.
Found in 251 Collections and/or Records:
Stephen Williams family papers
Call Number: MS 1430
Overview: The papers consist of a diary kept by Stephen Williams, 1742-1747, of daily life and religious reflection; diaries of his son Andrew Williams, 1783-1785, while teaching school in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and diaries and notes of another son Timothy Williams, 1783 and 1788-1790, which document his education at Yale College and his life in Woodstock and Norwich, Connecticut.
William Williams family papers
Call Number: MS 558
Overview: Correspondence, papers, and genealogical notes pertaining to the Williams family of Connecticut. The major figures represented in the collection are William Williams (1731-1811), Thomas Wheeler Williams (1789-1874), and William Williams (1862-1947). The collection also contains letters of four presidents.
Winthrop-Weston family papers
Call Number: MS 549
Overview: The papers primarily contain the family correspondence of William Woolsey Winthrop (1831-1899), his sister Sarah Chauncey Winthrop Weston, and their mother, Elizabeth Dwight Woolsey Winthrop. Several letters were written by William Winthrop from St. Anthony, Minnesota and others concern his Civil War military experiences.
Witter family papers
Call Number: MS 1075
Overview: The papers consist of legal papers, medical accounts, religious writings, and other papers relating to Avery Downer, Jacob Witter, and their relations, including Jonah and John Witter.
Dates: 1752-1852, bulk 1781-1852
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Witter family papers
Wood family papers
Call Number: MS 1157
Overview: Chiefly the letters of William Cowper Wood to his parents written from Washington, D.C. and Joliet, Illinois. Also included is a ledger (1809-1837) kept by his father, Joseph Wood, a judge in New Haven, Connecticut, miscellaneous family letters, and genealogical materials.
Dates: 1809-1934, bulk 1839-1868
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Wood family papers
Woodruff family papers
Call Number: MS 1143
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, writings, and genealogical material pertaining to the Woodruff and allied families.
Dates: 1770-1927, bulk 1832-1927
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Woodruff family papers
Timothy Lester Woodruff family papers
Call Number: MS 1229
Overview: Family correspondence of John Woodruff and his son, Timothy Lester Woodruff. Included are several items documenting John Woodruff's career as a Congressman from Connecticut (1855-1857; 1859-1861) and his election on the American Party ticket. Also in the papers is a letter from Samuel Scott, an ancestor of the family, written while serving in the American Revolution.
Woolsey family papers
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Woolsey family papers
Edwin Dean Worcester papers
Call Number: MS 563
Overview: Diaries recording principal events in Worcester's professional and personal life and trips to Europe and to England.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Edwin Dean Worcester papers
Yates family papers
Call Number: MS 568
Overview: Principals in this collection are the Yates family of Schenectady, New York, the Delancy family and James Duane (1733-1797) and his descendants. The major part of the papers is made up of financial and legal papers relating to land transactions in New York state between the 1760s and the 1820s. Included are leases, rent receipts, boundary agreements, survey field books, account books and charts. Most of the correspondence consists of letters from Yates family members to their land agent,...
Dates: 1678-1923, bulk 1714-1868
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Yates family papers
Robert Mearns Yerkes papers
Call Number: MS 569
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, research notes, writings, photographs, diaries, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of Robert Mearns Yerkes. The papers document the broad range of psychological activities undertaken by Yerkes in the first half of the twentieth century. The papers contain correspondence and other materials on chimpanzee and gorilla behavior, intelligence testing in World War I, eugenics and immigration...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Robert Mearns Yerkes papers