Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
An artificial collection of account books and financial volumes, ca. 1680-1930, relating to such occupations as: farmers, merchants, traders, millers, blacksmiths, lawyers, manufacturers, laborers, physicians, shoemakers, carpenters, tailors, and cigar makers. Materials relating to private organizations and businesses are also included. The collection focuses on the Connecticut and New England region.
Papers of the family of Agur Gilbert, wood turners and toy makers of Derby, Connecticut. Consists of family correspondence, business letters, and account books, primarily for A. Gilbert and Son.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, lectures, and other papers of Thomas Hodgskin. Of particular interest is a group of letters between Hodgskin and Francis Place which give a detailed account of Hodgskin's experiences and reflections while travelling through Europe. Also included are some papers of a personal and family nature.
Typescripts of two books, a screenplay, and several short stories with related correspondence and memorabilia. Splinter Fleet, published in 1936, concerns his experiences in World War I in the U.S. Navy. Pay Day, published in 1946, is about labor and management in America.
The papers consist of correspondence and other papers relating to nineteenth century socialism in England and the United States. Included are two literary manuscripts by William Riley entitled Literary Cranks by One of Them and Radical Jack; copies of periodicals edited by Riley; and letters from Walter Besant, Edward Everett Hale, Rudyard Kipling, Justin McCarthy, Karl Marx, William Rossetti and John Ruskin.
Reports, case studies, and background material used in research on a group of textile mills, primarily in the Southern United States, which had introduced the "textile stretch-out" or extended "labor system." Some of this research was sponsored by the Institute of Human Relations and was undertaken jointly with Richmond Carter Nyman.
The collection consists of correspondence, research data, interviews, statistics, reports, and printed material compiled to document studies made in twelve American companies by the Yale Technology Project and related material.