New Haven (Conn.) -- Politics and government
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The papers detail the personal lives and professional careers of several generations and family lines of the Baldwin family. The legal, political, and business activities of family members in Connecticut, New York, and elsewhere are documented. Major topics include: family, women, law, education, Connecticut and New York politics and government, New Haven, Connecticut, and Yale University.
Thirteen hours of interviews, done in 2001-2002 by Justin Ruben, with Edward Grant, New Haven African-American activist; photocopies of Ruben's interview notes; and "The Sometimes Angry Not So Young Black Man of New Haven," a paper written by Ruben for History 454a (graduate course in American history), based on the Grant interviews.
Miscellaneous autographs and letters of American political and cultural figures, among them John and John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Jefferson Davis, Horace Greeley, and Lydia Sigourney. Also included are eleven letters to James F. Babcock, editor of the New Haven Weekly Palladium, on politics (1840-1866) and seven letters (1866-1872) to R. P. Cowles in New Haven from prospective lecturers.
Correspondence, pamphlets, records of real estate transactions, financial records, an annotated copy of "Coin's Financial School," and photos. The real estate material concerns New Haven ca. 1890-1900; and the political material deals with city and State Democratic politics ca. 1902-1910, and includes letters and photographs of William Jennings Bryan.
The Albert Mathewson Papers consist of correspondence, financial, business and legal records and genealogical material of the Lanman, Trumbull and Huntington families, ancestors of Mathewson. His own personal papers (1888-1941) are largely related to his professional activities, with the Connecticut State Shellfish Commission, among others.
The Socialist Party of New Haven records consist of platforms, blank petitions, applications for membership, ballots, tickets, handbills, and open letters of socialist organizations throughout the state of Connecticut. The collection also includes twenty-seven issues of "The Connecticut Comrade."