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New England

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works discussing collectively the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Joseph Logue papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 959
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, designs, photographs, audiovisual materials, clippings, printed material, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Edward J. Logue, lawyer, politician, and urban planner and administrator. Urban planning materials detail his activity in New Haven, Boston, and New York state. Student papers document Logue's life as a Yale University undergraduate and law student (1939-1942; 1945-1947). Copies of Ambassador...
Dates: 1908-2005

Elias Loomis family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 331
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogical and professional research material and writings, and financial records of Elias Loomis and his sons Henry Bradford and Francis Engelsby Loomis. The papers record Elias Loomis' scientific studies, particularly in astronomy and meteorology. Genealogical notes and writings document the family history through the descendants of Joseph Loomis. Correspondence concerning Elias Loomis' father, sisters, and brothers, who were...
Dates: 1727-1947

Massachusetts railroads collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 971
Overview: Correspondence, financial and legal documents, maps, schedules, and newspaper clippings from the records of various Massachusetts railroads eventually incorporated by lease or merger into the Boston and Maine Railroad or the New York Central Railroad.
Dates: 1822-1909

Joe Vincent Meigs papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 334
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, genealogical materials and papers related to the Meigs Transit System in Boston and the American Civil War, including the formation of a black light artillery battalion. Meigs’ Civil War service in the Tennessee army is documented in correspondence, a memoir, and a scrapbook. Meigs designed and installed his elevated rail system in 1885 and over 400 drawings as well as other materials connected with the enterprise are included in the...
Dates: 1858-1915

Theodore Thornton Munger papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 362
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, sermons, and other papers of Theodore Thornton Munger, author, preacher, and spokesman for liberal theology. Also included are papers relating to the Munger and Selden families. Of special interest are the papers throughout the collection which reflect on the many religious controversies in New England between 1870 and 1900 in which Munger became embroiled, particularly Congregational polity. Important correspondents include Elisha Mulford, Francis Bicknell...
Dates: 1806-1947

Nantucket collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1003
Overview: Financial records, a diary, and legal documents relating to the Gardner, Pinkham, Swain, and Coffin families of Nantucket. Most prominent in the collection is Silas Gardner, with a diary, bills, and receipts (1776-1822). He was co-owner with his nephew, Paul Pinkham, Jr., of the schooner, Pomona, for which there are legal and financial papers. In addition there are papers relating to Grafton Gardner and George Swain, records for the sloop, ...
Dates: 1663-1822

New England Council Steel Committee records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 369
Overview: Correspondence and miscellaneous papers of the New England Council Steel Committee, formed to work for the construction of a steel mill in New England. The collection also includes addresses, reports, memoranda, press releases, and printed matter of the New England Council and the New England Steel Development Corporation.
Dates: 1924-1951

New England Society of American Foresters records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1656
Overview: The records include minutes of meetings, committee files, correspondence, membership lists, and programs for meetings, which relate to the administration and work of the New England Society of American Foresters. The records include minutes and other materials dating from the organization of the society as the New England Section of the Society of American Foresters.
Dates: 1920-1999

Old Colony & Fall River Railroad company records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 378
Overview: The records date largely from the merger period and include correspondence, reports, financial and legal papers, diagrams relating to the railroads and miscellaneous printed matter such as passes, tickets and clippings. Included in the correspondence are several family letters of Alexander Holmes, president of the company. Other correspondents are Julia Ward Howe, George Stillman Hillard and Samuel Hill. Of the two account books, one lists the shareholders and the other tabulates revenues for...
Dates: 1836-1893

Mary Susan Osgood papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1106
Overview: Letters received by Mary S. Osgood from friends and relations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. The papers include a transcript of these letters made by George Prescott Tilton.
Dates: 1850-1863

Park family papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1701-1929

John Edward Parsons papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 792
Overview: The papers consist of manuscript drafts, research notes, correspondence, and copies of original documents concerning the unpublished work The Aroostock Dispute and the Bounding of Maine. Also included is correspondence related to research and publication of West on the 49th; Red River to the Rockies, 1872-1876 (1963) and copies of other published writings of John E. Parsons.
Dates: 1960-1976

Hannah Maria Catlin Phelps papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1112
Overview: The papers consist of a typed transcript of a diary kept by Hannah Maria Catlin Phelps between 1849 and 1859. She was the daughter of Julius Catlin, lieutenant governor of Connecticut, 1858-1861. It depicts the social life of a young woman in Hartford, Connecticut, and her visits to New York, Washington, D.C., and Niagara Falls. The last two years of the diary include accounts of her wedding and the birth of her daughter in October, 1858.
Dates: 1849-1859

Sergeant family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 806
Overview: Correspondence and other papers of several members of the Sergeant family of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Major correspondents include George Sergeant (1822-), of Northampton, Massachusetts; his sister, Catharine Sedgwick Sergeant De Forest, married to Dr. Henry A. De Forest; and his daughter, Catharine De Forest Sergeant (1848-). The collection contains correspondence on female education in Syria and education of women in the United States. Later letters, mainly in the 1870s, describe the...
Dates: 1751-1953

Robert W. Simpson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1103
Overview: Personal and business correspondence of Robert W. Simpson, ship's log, and business and financial papers concerning the voyages of the Carlyle before and during the Civil War.
Dates: 1839-1862, bulk 1858-1862

Strong Family Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1198
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, diaries, writings, autographs, and other papers documenting the lives and activities of several generations of Strong family members and related Fowler, Pond, and Huntington families of Massachusetts and Connecticut. The bulk of the collection concerns the extended family of Phinehas Strong of Northampton, Massachusetts, and relates to the teaching and agriculture pursuits of family members in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and...
Dates: 1667-1925

Terry-Slocomb family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 483
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, household accounts, and professional documents relating to William Terry; his wife, Maria Roxana Slocomb Terry; his sister, Esther Asenath Terry; and their family and friends in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.
Dates: 1809-1891

Benajah Ticknor papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 495
Overview: Journals, letterbook, medical notes, and essays of Benajah Ticknor, doctor and surgeon with the U.S. Navy. Of primary importance are the journals which describe journeys made by Ticknor with the Navy to South America, the Far East, and Europe.
Dates: 1818-1852

Anna and Marion Tompson collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 486
Overview: Financial and legal papers, advertising brochures for a school at Portsmouth (1801-1808) and correspondence of the Rollins and Hooker families. Also in the collection is a letter of introduction (1831) from the Marquis de Lafayette. Most of the financial and legal papers concern transactions for land in Bretton Woods, Dummer and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, chiefly relating to the Haven family. One of the documents is an original proprietor's grant (1772) for Bretton Woods.
Dates: 1681-1869

Verstille family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 522
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Peter Verstille of Wethersfield and Hartford, Connecticut, his wife Naomi Ridgway Verstille, their children and grandchildren. Most of the papers consist of correspondence, but also included are financial and legal papers, among them accounts of the estate of Peter Verstille and lists of house furnishings. The largest part of the correspondence is the exchange of letters between Nancy and Charlotte Verstille, grandaughters of Peter Verstille. Both were...
Dates: 1754-1858