France -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Elisha Bartlett papers
Call Number: MS 1279
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writing, and notes of Elisha Bartlett, documenting his medical education, travels in Europe, and study and teaching of medicine. Also included are letters to Harvey Cushing concerning the Bartlett Papers.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Elisha Bartlett papers
Sir Charles Blagden papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 51
Overview: The Sir Charles Blagden Papers contain scientific and travel notes, correspondence, and printed material documenting aspects of the life and scientific work of Sir Charles Blagden. These include observations on travel in England and on the continent in the 1780s; memoranda on scientific experiments and observations, including notes by Lavoisier; letters to his brother, John Blagden Hale; and proof sheets of Philosophical Transactions for 1789.
Dates: 1616-1861, bulk 1770-1800
Charles Astor Bristed, Jr. papers
Call Number: MS 960
Overview: The papers consist of student notebooks, a letterbook, and a journal of Charles A. Bristed, Jr., and his wife. Bristed's student notebooks were produced while he studied at Stonyhurst College in England, 1887-1889.
Bristol family papers
Call Number: MS 101
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, scrapbooks, account books and memorabilia of the Bristol family of New Haven and New London, Connecticut. The major figures in the collection are the descendants of Simeon Bristol (1739-1805); his son, William Bristol, and his grandsons, William Brooks Bristol, and Louis Bristol, all prominent lawyers, judges and members of the state legislature in Connecticut.Nearly a third of the papers is made up of land deeds for New Haven and New London counties...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Bristol family papers
Stephen Henry Bronson collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 8
Overview: The Stephen Henry Bronson collection includes autograph correspondence of Dr. Stephen Henry Bronson, while studying abroad in Europe, to his parents, dating from October 1867 to May 1870. There are also typescripts of the correspondence prepared by or for Elizabeth H. Thomson, a member of the faculty of the Department of History of medicine at Yale. One finds in Bronson's letters observations about medicine - in particular anatomy, and academic, civic, cultural and political life in France....
Stephen Henry Bronson papers
Call Number: MS 1282
Overview: The papers consist of the diaries and letters of Stephen Henry Bronson (with typescripts) and a diary of his father Henry Bronson (with typescript). The material documents the younger Bronson's three years of scientific and medical study in Paris, in addition to his European travels, 1867-1871. Henry Bronson's diary details his European voyage, 1839-1840.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Stephen Henry Bronson papers
French Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 224
Overview: An artificial collection of correspondence, manuscripts, volumes, and miscellanea relating to France, 1115-1941.
Hillhouse family papers
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),...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Hillhouse family papers
Kathryn Hulme papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 22
Overview: The papers contain drafts, typescripts and reviews of writings, correspondence, family papers, photographs and other materials documenting the life and career of Kathryn Hulme. There is extensive material on Hulme's literary career, including correspondence on such subjects as Catholic reaction to The Nun's Story and the teachings of Gurdjieff. Major correspondents include Margaret Anderson, Kay Boyle, Bernice Baumgarten Cozzens, Janet Flanner, Solita Solano, and Dorothy Troxel.
Dates: 1846-1981, bulk 1945-1981
Robert Henry Leighton Letters to the Leighton Family
Call Number: WA MSS S-4538
Overview: Sixty-six manuscript letters and an epistolary journal created by Robert Henry Leighton, 1911-1917. Letters document Leighton's arrival in Vancouver, British Columbia; his work for the law firm Harris, Bull & Mason, as well as the Western Canada Power Company and B.C. Fisheries Ltd.; and his experiences working on a "government road" and mining coal and gold. Included are Leighton's descriptions of economic conditions in British Columbia, his social interactions, and the Haida...
Norton Nicholls papers
Call Number: Osborn c467
Overview: The papers document aspects of the life and career of Norton Nicholls, especially his Grand Tour (1770-1773), his friendships, and his family relationships. Major correspondents include Jane Floyer Nicholls, Karl von Bonstetten, Thomas Gray, John Minifie, and Thomas David Boswell.
Pruden family papers
Call Number: MS 406
Overview: The major figure in these papers is Russell G. Pruden who is represented by a war diary (1918-1919) and correspondence, largely from friends from Yale and the 27th U.S. Aero Squadron in which he served during World War I. His diary contains many photographs, a history of his squadron and other memorabilia. Also in the papers are fourteen letters written to his grandfather, Joseph S. Pruden by D.B. Thompson of Columbus, Georgia, on financial matters. A small manuscripts collection is included in...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Pruden family papers
Elizabeth E. Smith papers
Call Number: MS 1108
Overview: Travel journals written by Elizabeth E. Smith on a trip to Europe and the Near East (1883-1885). The copious journals record not only architecture and the arts, but also the daily life and customs of the people whom she observed. Included in the journals are also photographs, prints, newspaper clippings, and drawings, some of them her own. Also in the papers are several of her poems and essays written during the trip.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Elizabeth E. Smith papers
Edith Wharton collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 42
Overview: The Edith Wharton Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers relating to the life and career of American author Edith Wharton, as well as letters and research material gathered by Gaillard Lapsley, Percy Lubbock, Oscar Lichtenberg, Georges Markow-Totevy, and Louis Auchincloss.
Dates: 1868-1981 (inclusive)