Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: RU 24
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, annual reports, memoranda, and subject files documenting James Rowland Angell's activities as president of Yale University. The records contain substantive documentation on virtually every aspect of the university's administration, its schools, departments, and other major units. The files pertaining to the founding of the School of Nursing, the Institute of Human Relations, and the residential colleges are particularly significant.
Call Number: RU 11
Overview: The records of Kingman Brewster, Jr., as president of Yale University, provide extensive documentation on the policies, programs, and operations of Yale, from 1963 to 1977. Of particular significance are Brewster's administrative materials, which comprise Series I-III. Maintained by Brewster's office staff, these comprehensive files contain six general types of documentation: files on Yale academic departments, professional schools, and offices; files on Yale programs and issues; daily...
Dates: 1941-1983, bulk 1961-1977
Call Number: MS 572
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, teaching and research materials, speeches, interviews, photographs, and printed material documenting the career of Kingman Brewster Jr.
Dates: 1866-2008, bulk 1950-1988
Call Number: MS 303
Overview: Correspondence and other papers relating to members of the Burr family of Fairfield, Conn. Principal figures represented in the papers include Aaron Burr (1756-1836), soldier, politician and third vice-president of the United States; and his father, the Reverend Aaron Burr (1716-1757), scholar, clergyman, and second president of the College of New Jersey (later Princeton). These papers were formerly part of the Annie Burr Jennings Memorial Collection (MS 687). See also the Bidwell Family Papers...
Call Number: RU 130
Call Number: RU 411
Overview: The material consists of a sound recording of friends reminiscing about A. Bartlett Giamatti, former president of Yale.
Call Number: MS 187
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, financial records, addresses, sermons, writings, photographs, and other memorabilia of Yale President Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) and his family. Relatives in the Edwards, Hooker, Lyman, Strong, Woodbridge, and Woolsey families are represented. The largest quantity of correspondence documents the family life of John William Dwight, a fertilizer manufacturer. Papers of Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) and Timothy Dwight (1828-1916) concern Yale University. The...
Call Number: MS 226
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, account books, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of members of the Frost family. Correspondence of William Frost details his political activity in the Maine Territory, Jeffersonian politics in Massachusetts, and the Embargo Act. Material relating to Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain's Civil War duties is scarce. His years as Bowdoin College president and his role in the election riot of 1880 are documented more fully. Other...
Call Number: RU 276
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, annual reports, memoranda, subject files, and gifts documenting A. Bartlett Giamatti's tenure as president of Yale.
Call Number: MS 582
Overview: Correspondence, writings, lectures, and other papers of Daniel Coit Gilman, educator, university president, and author. Included are papers regarding Gilman's career at Yale, the University of California, and Johns Hopkins University. Important correspondents include Charles M. Andrews, James Dwight Dana, William Henry Brewer, Timothy Dwight, Benjamin Silliman, Theodore Dwight Woolsey, and Andrew Dickson White.
Call Number: RU 581
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, planning memoranda, annual reports, and working papers documenting Hanna Holborn Gray's tenure as acting president of Yale University.
Call Number: MS 255
Overview: The papers consist of student material from Hotchkiss and Yale College, including clippings of Griswold's column in the Yale Daily News and other publications; copies of articles and books; notes from courses at Yale Graduate School; lecture notes on political science and history; and student papers. Also included is correspondence of Alfred Whitney Griswold with family and friends, letters of congratulation on being elected president of Yale, and letters of condolences to Mrs. Griswold....
Call Number: RU 22
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, reports, planning memoranda, and miscellaneous biographical material documenting A. Whitney Griswold's activities as president of Yale University. Included are materials concerning alumni relations; academic freedom and Communism; funds, gifts, trusts, and other development activities; Yale committees; athletics and the Ivy League; admissions; Yale commencements; relations with the city of New Haven; the Association of American Universities;...
Call Number: RU 217
Overview: The records consist of audiotapes and transcripts of the Yale Griswold-Brewster Oral History Project.
Call Number: RU 25
Overview: The records contain the official correspondence of Arthur Twining Hadley during his tenure as president of Yale University. The papers document the rapid change and expansion which occurred at Yale during Hadley's presidency. The incoming correspondence contains letters with members of the Yale faculty and administration; requests for personal appearances and speeches and articles; inquiries from educational administrators; and correspondence with alumni relating to fund-raising and class...
Call Number: MS 305
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, papers, volumes, deeds, and other material documenting several generations of the Johnson family of Connecticut and New York. Samuel Johnson (1696-1772), William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819), William Samuel Johnson (1795-1883), and Samuel William Johnson (1828-1895) are prominent figures in the papers. The correspondence of William Livingston (1723-1790) and Noah Welles (1718-1776) is also arranged in the papers. In addition to extensive correspondence...
Dates: 1631-2017, bulk 1631-1918
Call Number: MS 1995
Overview: This collection comprises the papers of economist, professor, and former President of Yale University, Richard C. Levin. The papers document Levin's life and career prior to his presidency of Yale, including research that he performed, expert testimony based on his research, and resulting articles written for scholarly publications. Topics Levin focused on in these activities include deregulation, research and development, vertical integration in the oil industry, and transportation. The...
Call Number: RU 832
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, reports, memoranda, and videorecordings documenting all aspects of Richard C. Levin's activities as president of Yale University. Also included are transitional files from Howard R. Lamar's administration.
Call Number: MS 384
Overview: The Park family papers are composed of correspondence and other papers of Park family members and of correspondence and other documents collected and preserved by Park family members for their autograph or historical value. The papers include six volumes of mounted autograph items as well as unbound documents of American and European authors, scientists, military leaders, statesmen, and clergymen. The papers include a large collection of documents relating to the history, faculty, and...
Call Number: MS 1131
Overview: Correspondence, notes, sermons, lectures, teaching materials, and memorabilia of Noah Porter. The major part of the correspondence, as well as of the other papers, deals with Porter's responsibilities as professor and president at Yale College. The few family letters are from his father, Rev. Noah Porter of Farmington, and from his wife, Mary Taylor Porter. His writings include lectures and sermons delivered at Yale College, 1871-1886. Also documenting his academic career are grade books,...