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Autobiographies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiography, circa 1836-1857

 Item — Vol. 5: Series 2
Call Number: MSS 15, Series II
Scope and Contents: Original autograph manuscript of C.R. Leslie's autobiography (published as: Autobiographical recollections by the late Charles Robert Leslie, R.A. London: John Murray, 1860).The manuscript is written in pen and ink, in Leslie's hand throughout. It is heavily revised and edited. A significant number of passages here were omitted in the published version, edited by Tom Taylor.Mounted at front is the engraved trade card of Leslie's father:...
Dates: circa 1836-1857

Hugh Aiken Bayne papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 68
Overview: The papers are primarily printed and typescript documents relating to Hugh Bayne's service on international arbitration commissions, some with his marginalia and accompanying notes. His decisions as arbiter include his interpretations of disarmament clauses of the Versailles Treaty (1923) and his opinion on the claims of the Standard Oil Company (1926) and on the claim of Belgium to the treasure of the Order of the Golden Fleece. The remainder of the papers is made up of three volumes of his...
Dates: 1870-1943

Charles Upson Clark papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1294
Overview: Diaries, writings, correspondence, and memorabilia of Charles Upson Clark. The diaries (1886-1960) make up the largest part of the papers and are reflected in Clark's autobiography, a draft of which is included in the papers. The correspondence with family and friends includes approximately 180 letters (1898-1900) written by Clark to Annie White Frary, his future wife. His major correspondents are Judah Goldin and James Babb.
Dates: 1896-1960

Jack Randall Crawford papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 153
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
Dates: 1889-1951

Wilbur Lucius Cross papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 155
Overview: The papers are composed of correspondence, speeches, writings, research notes, subject files, and memorabilia which document Wilbur Cross's education, scholarship, teaching career, service to Yale University, and tenure as governor of Connecticut. The papers are Cross's personal files and do not include administrative records from Yale or from the governor's office. The papers highlight Cross's research on the development of the English novel; public reaction to his books, public appearances,...
Dates: 1876-1948

Lee De Forest papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1210
Overview: Largely writings of Lee De Forest including typescripts of his diary, of his published autobiography, and of an article on turbines. The small amount of his correspondence includes a series of letters to Jessica Wallace Millar.
Dates: 1896-1971

Henry Solon Graves papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1877-1952

Arthur Llewellyn Griffiths papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1352
Overview: Memoirs, stories, poems, a novel and essays by Griffiths based on his experiences in the Philippines, where he served under Governor-General William Howard Taft from 1901-1903. Also included is a memoir about Herbert Lucker, another Yale graduate, who served with Griffiths in the Philippines, but died in 1902.
Dates: 1926-1944

Edgar Laing Heermance papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 273
Overview: Correspondence, printed matter, and writings accumulated through hundreds of inquiries to business and professional associations concerning business ethics and economic planning. Also included is a typescript autobiography spanning his life from childhood through his Minnesota ministry, 1902-1918.
Dates: 1923-1935

Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection

 Collection
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'...
Dates: 1776-1867

Labaree family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 596
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Benjamin Labaree and his wife, Eliza Paul Capen Labaree. Their papers consist of courtship letters and other correspondence (1831-1835), his autobiography written in 1879 and five of her school notebooks compiled while she was at the Ipswich Academy (ca. 1829-1830). Also in the papers is a sketchbook by James McIntosh, and a collection of family letters (1917-1919) edited by Leonard Woods Labaree and abridged by Rachel Capen Schauffler.
Dates: 1801-1954

Charles Robert Leslie Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 15
Overview: The collection comprises sketchbooks, writings, and correspondence by Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) and his family.
Dates: circa 1812-1900

Mina Loy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 6
Overview: The papers contain prose, poetry, drawings, and designs documenting the artistic career of modernist poet and artist Mina Loy.
Dates: 1914-1960

James Gregory Mumford papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1328
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and writings documenting James Gregory Mumford's education and training as a physician and his career as an essayist and author.
Dates: 1874-1915

Pierce family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 633
Overview: The two principal figures in these papers are David French Pierce, a Congregational minister of Southbury, Conn. and his daughter, Anna Harriet Pierce. Included are manuscripts by David F. Pierce, recounting his visions. The papers of Anna H. Pierce, who was an artist, contain her reminiscences as an art student as well as programs of exhibitions and photographs of her paintings. Also included are memoirs of another daughter, Mary Elizabeth, of her life on a New England farm together with...
Dates: 1898-1961

Frank C. and Delia L. Porter papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 404
Overview: The papers consist primarily of the correspondence of Frank C. Porter (1859-1946), Yale theology professor, 1891-1927, and his wife Delia Wood Lyman Porter (1858-1933), author. The papers also include notes and research material on the Yale seal and Hebrew words by Frank Porter; manuscripts; printed matter, memorabilia, and correspondence concerning the writings of Delia Porter; the autobiography of Chester Smith Lyman; and correspondence of William Porter.
Dates: 1864-1945

Charles Schuchert papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 435
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, financial papers, diary, a manuscript autobiography, photographs and memorabilia. The major part of the papers is made up of Schuchert's professional correspondence while curator of the geological collections at the Peabody Museum at Yale (1904-1923). Subsequent correspondence is related to his work in the field of paleontology. Also in the papers is the incoming correspondence of Charles Emerson Beecher, Schuchert's predecessor at the Peabody Museum....
Dates: 1859-1943, bulk 1884-1943

Howard M. Spiro Papers

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 42
Overview: Howard Spiro was head of the Gastroenterology Unit or Section of the Department of Internal Medicine at Yale from 1955 until his retirement in 1999. He was co-founder and first Director of the Program for Humanities in Medicine. The collection contains typescripts of Spiro's talks and addresses; typescripts of essays, mostly related to issues in humanities in medicine; a manuscript autobiography; correspondence related to Yale; reprints of Spiros's articles, columns, and book reviews; and ten...
Dates: 1918-2012, bulk 1960-2012

Mabel Loomis Todd papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496C
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, diaries, lectures, financial records, scrapbooks, subject files, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Mabel Loomis Todd. Correspondence and diaries detail Todd's personal attitudes and feelings toward her family, her relationship with William Austin Dickinson, her travels with her husband, David Peck Todd, and other matters. Legal and financial papers document court battles over her status as editor of Emily...
Dates: 1863-1948