Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Refers to books containing the daily, personal accounts of the writer's own experiences, attitudes, and observations. Use "journals (accounts)" when referring to an individual's or an organization's account of occurrences or transactions.
Found in 315 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 244
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, proclamations, and drafts of letters chiefly relating to the Civil War, but also including letters from the Jacksonian period. The major portion of the collection concerns the siege of Fort Sumter with letters from both Major Robert Anderson and General P.G.T. Beauregard. Included also are a diary kept by General S. Wylie Crawford during the siege and two letters from Abraham Lincoln. Other portions of the collection concern Lincoln as a political figure; the relations...
Call Number: MS 245
Overview: Papers of the Goodyear family of Connecticut of whom the principal figures are Edward Bassett Goodyear of Naugatuck, Ellsworth D. S. Goodyear, a Civil War general, and Watson Andrews Goodyear, a geologist.The papers of Edward B. Goodyear contain extensive family correspondence including forty-three letters written between 1855 and 1872 by his mother, Esther M. Bassett Goodyear. His papers also contain autobiographical notes and financial documents. Ellsworth D.S. Goodyear, who was a Civil War...
Call Number: MS 249
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and other papers relating to the personal life and professional career of Henry Solon Graves. The collection documents Graves' academic and administrative career, his professional writings and activities, and his service during World War I as a forestry engineer in France.
Call Number: MS 254
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, ships' logs, notebooks, writings, speeches, and legal and financial papers documenting Wilfred T. Grenfell's medical missionary work in Labrador, particularly for the years 1930-1940. Also included are scattered papers of the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen and the Grenfell Associations, containing correspondence, minutes, financial records and reports (1893-1949). The small amount of papers of Ann MacClanahan Grenfell, his wife,...
Call Number: MS 985
Overview: Correspondence, writings, diaries, account books, and miscellanea of the Hadley family, including materials relating to James Hadley, 1821-1872, a professor of Greek at Yale University; Anne Loring Twining Hadley, 1816-1897, wife of James Hadley; Helen Harrison Morris Hadley, 1864-1939, wife of Arthur Twining Hadley, 1856-1930, president of Yale University, 1899-1921; and Morris Hadley, 1894-1979, the son of Arthur T. and Helen H. Hadley.
Dates: bulk 1839-1933, 1729-1982
Call Number: RG 66
Overview: Correspondence relates to Hale's roles as minister, father, educator, Secretary of the General Association of Congregational Churches and Ministers of Massachusetts, and Secretary of the Hampshire Missionary Society. Diaries contain brief daily entries describing the weather, notable activities and events, sermons written and preached, town meetings attended, marriages performed, visitors received, journeys taken and chores performed. Also included is information regarding births and deaths in...
Call Number: MS 6
Overview: Correspondence, writings, notes, diaries, research materials, and other papers of Michael Meredith Hare, architect, philosopher, and author. The papers relate primarily to Hare's interest in the philosophical, theological, and mystical implications of the creative process and to his attempts to reconcile the laws of physics and parapsychological phenomena. In connection with this work, Hare corresponded with a number of psychologists, mathematicians, physicists, and philosophers. Correspondents...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3455
Overview: 165 letters, two journals, and other ephemera, papers, and two tintypes by or relating to Isaac Dewey Harmon, 1831-1861. Letters concern Harmon's business and family affairs primarily in Chicago, Naperville, and Peru, Illinois. Among Harmon's correspondents are brother Charles Loomis Harmon, father E. D. Harmon, mother Welthyan Loomis Harmon, sister Harriet Harmon, sister Welthyan Loomis Harmon (later Welthyan Loomis Harmon Burley), and business partner Churchill Coffing. Journals...
Call Number: MS 269
Overview: The papers consist of Herman Haupt's business and personal correspondence, financial and legal papers, and writings, which were collected by Herman Haupt Chapman during his research on his grandfather's life. In addition, the papers include the manuscript of Chapman's unpublished biography, as well as transcripts of documents, photographs, additional family correspondence, diaries, and other family papers, and Chapman's own correspondence files which relate to his research and biographical...
Call Number: MS 632
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, diaries and journals, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to the life and career of Loomis Havemeyer. The collection documents Havemeyer's childhood, his experiences at Hill School, undergraduate and graduate studies at Yale University, as well as his lengthy career as an instructor and an administrator at the university. Details regarding Havemeyer's personal life are recorded primarily in his diaries and in his autobiographical...
Call Number: MS 275
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and topical files documenting the career of Benjamin Frank Heintzleman, particularly his term as territorial governor of Alaska (1953-1957) and his work promoting industrial growth and economic development in Alaska.
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
Call Number: MS 999
Overview: Photostatic copies of letters written in the form of a diary by Nathaniel Hobart to members of his family on trips to the West and the South, 1837-1838. Principal cities described are New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and Niagara Falls. As a Swedenborgian, he also comments on religion and philosophy.
Call Number: MS 1000
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Charles Edward Latimer Holmes, of Waterbury and Bridgeport, Connecticut, manufacturer of brass and silver, and the son of Israel Holmes. Included are correspondence, business papers, a diary, and family scrapbooks. Holmes' letters to his second wife, Annie E. Slade Holmes, and his daughter, Lydia Holmes Bliss, were chiefly written while he was traveling on business to France and England in 1879 and to England in 1883. His business papers consist of letter...
Dates: 1823-1896, bulk 1856-1896
Call Number: MS 831
Overview: The most significant part of the papers consists of the correspondence of Holmes and his wife, Ellen Holmes, between 1863 and 1865 during his service as chaplain in the 1st Connecticut Cavalry. Also in the papers are correspondence, minutes of meetings and resolutions relating to church affairs, 1859-1893.
Call Number: MS 471
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the Rev. James Merriam Howard, chaplain to the 304th Field Artillery during World War I. The bulk of the papers cover the years 1917-1919 and relate to his service in the war and to his diary.
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...
Call Number: MS 965
Overview: Chiefly diaries and account books kept by George Henry Hubbard describing his travels and his activities in Fukien Province as administrator of various schools, hospitals and missions. The account books provide a record for one of his schools and for his own personal expenses. Also in the papers are four letters to Hubbard, a diary containing school lessons kept by Hubbard's mother-in-law, Hannah Louise Plimpton Peet Hartwell, and notes on Paradise Lost made by...
Call Number: JWJ MSS 26
Call Number: MS 857
Overview: A collection of unrelated papers, linked by the family connections of the major figures. The papers of David Humphreys, a diplomat in the service of the United States, document his activities in Spain, 1789-1808. Also included are personal papers including correspondence with David Bushnell and Ezra Lee about submarines and with James Madison on politics, and some family correspondence. The papers of George William Erving, who was chargé d'affaires in Madrid (1804-1809) during Humphreys'...