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Book collecting

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Committee of the Adrian Van Sinderen Prizes for Book Collecting, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 842
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, completed applications, committee notes and memoranda, collection review schedules, and copies of press releases concerning the winners of the Adrian Van Sinderen Prize.
Dates: 1958-2013

Harvey Williams Cushing Papers in the Yale University Library

 Collection
Call Number: MS 160
Overview: The Harvey Williams Cushing Papers in the Yale University Library are composed of correspondence, subject files, writings, family papers, artifacts, and writings about Harvey Cushing. The papers document the personal life and professional career of a medical giant and pioneer neurosurgeon. They reveal Cushing as a doctor, teacher, soldier, administrator, bibliophile, and scientist, whose diverse achievements are important to the histories of the Harvard Medical School, Peter Bent Brigham...
Dates: 1745-1965, bulk 1887-1939

Curt von Faber du Faur papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCGL MSS 23
Overview: The collection consists of material generated by Curt von Faber du Faur as author, collector, literary historian, curator of the Yale Collection of German Literature, and Yale faculty member. Material comprises writings, including drafts of literary and critical works, articles, lectures, and essays; correspondence; and personal papers.
Dates: circa 1936-1966

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

Jared Eliot Association, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 76
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, clippings, minutes of meetings, a scrapbook, questionnaires, exhibition materials, published materials, and notes documenting the Jared Eliot Association, with an emphasis on its "Great Books" exhibition.
Dates: 1934-1949

Warren Hiram Lowenhaupt papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 884
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, writings, printed matter, financial records, and memorabilia documenting Warren Lowenhaupt's years as a student at Yale University (1910-1917), at Columbia Law School (1926), as an officer in World War I, and as curator and research associate at the Yale University Library (1952-1967). His principal correspondents are Emile Victor Bonnet, Charles Burpee, John Lindsay Moore, Frederick B. Kaye, William Lyon Phelps and Arthur E. Case. Much of the...
Dates: 1891-1967, bulk 1910-1967

Chauncey Brewster Tinker papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 354
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, personal papers,financial records, photographs, subject files, clippings, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Chauncey Brewster Tinker.Correspondence consists primarily of letters to Tinker, including letters from Leonard Bacon, Charles Montgomery Hathaway, Jr., Sinclair Lewis, A. Edward Newton, Thornton Wilder, and the Yale University Library, along with several third-party letters, and a few copies and drafts of letters by...
Dates: 1898-1963

Henry Raup Wagner papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1299
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence with scholars and members of the rare book world, notes and drafts related to Henry Wagner's published works, and other papers related to Wagner's research.
Dates: 1917-1962, bulk 1930-1952