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Death

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Bushnell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 118
Overview: Chiefly legal papers of various members of the Bushnell family of Saybrook, Conn. relating to the purchase of land and other financial transactions. The compositions of Lydia O. Dibble, a cousin of Ida Bushnell, include an essay on the death of a friend (1848).
Dates: 1713-1908

Chittenden-Lusk family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 870
Overview: Correspondence among members of the family of Simeon Baldwin Chittenden, his son-in-law, William Thompson Lusk, and correspondence of the Lusk family. Among the Lusk papers are letters and memoirs by Elizabeth Freeman Lusk, mother of William Thompson Lusk, on the deaths of her two daughters in 1864 and 1870 respectively. The family letters also include a series of European travel accounts by Mary H. and William T. Lusk, 1864-1865. Letters by Simeon Baldwin Chittenden to his granddaughter, Anna...
Dates: 1857-1933, bulk 1857-1889

Elisha Lord Cleaveland papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 139
Overview: The papers deal chiefly with his ministry in the Third Congregational Church of New Haven and include diaries, account books, clippings, lecture notes, and sermons. The 1,300 sermons make up three-fourths of the papers. His diaries (1850-1864) are largely a record of his ministerial duties, but also contain an account of his brother's death (December 1863) and of his visits to a criminal condemned to be executed (July 1846). The lecture notes were apparently intended for use at the Andover...
Dates: 1834-1866

Daniel Collins family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 894
Overview: Correspondence, receipts, music, log book pages (1811), and printed matter. The correspondence is largely among members of the family and also includes two letters to Daniel Collins' father, also named Daniel Collins. The music includes fifteen manuscript pages with words.
Dates: 1775-1893

Dead girl in the rain, for Poems of Shelley, 1971

 Item — Box 16: Series 4, item: Bain no. 200
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Bain no. 200. Inscribed in graphite: "7/25 Richard Shirley Smith '71. Shelley 36."
Dates: 1971

Death at death bed, for Poems of Shelley, 1971

 Item — Box 16: Series 4, item: Bain no. 204
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series IV

Edward Lear letter to Annie Adams Fields, 1881 May 29

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents: Lear writes to Fields with condolences for the death of her husband, James Thomas Fields. He mentions that he has recently received several papers describing Fields’s life, and he asks that she convey her thanks to the people who sent them (though he is not sure who that is). Lear closes his letter, writing, “you have the memories of golden hours passed with him who is gone for a time. So that in writing these lines I feel less sad than I might do in many similar cases.”
Dates: 1881 May 29

Gilbert-Cheever family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 700
Overview: The papers document the families formed by the marriages of two sisters, Mary and Fanny Goodridge, to William Hinman Gilbert and Henry A. Cheever, respectively. William H. Gilbert was a clergyman from Weston, Connecticut who, with his wife, taught in schools in Vermont and Massachusetts. Henry A. Cheever was a sea captain who settled in San Francisco ca. 1853 and brought his wife and children there from Massachusetts. The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, journals, record books,...
Dates: 1836-1891

Hart family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 265
Overview: Principally the papers of the related Hart and Norton families of Connecticut, descendants of Hawkins Hart. Included are correspondence, legal papers, chiefly concerning the transfer of property in Wallingford, Barkhamsted, Farmington and Berlin, and writings on religious topics. The correspondence consists of letters of the Norton family of Berlin, Connecticut written mostly between 1835 and 1846 to their son, William H. Norton, who was living in Troy, New York and then in Georgia. The letters...
Dates: 1721-1894, bulk 1721-1850

Ebenezer Alfred Johnson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1246
Overview: Papers of three related families: the Johnson and Gibbs families of New Haven, Connecticut, and the Van Cleve family of New Jersey. The principal figure is Ebenezer Alfred Johnson, professor of Greek and Latin Literature at the University of the City of New York (1839-1891). His papers consist of personal and professional correspondence and a small amount of printed matter and records relating to the University of the City of New York. Included in his personal correspondence are letters from...
Dates: 1760-1969

Kenaga family papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1310
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and printed material documenting the lives of several Kenagas, Baers, and Reists of New York, California, and several midwest states.
Dates: 1851-1908

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

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1889 November 8

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 38
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Eva's cousin speaks of how sad a time this is "that we shall never see dear Papa in this world" and that they are leaving Dover to live in London.
Dates: 1889 November 8

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1890 September 5

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 46
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter from Louisa addressed from Green Bank, Malvern. Expresses interest in seeing Eva's wildflower collection and mentions a visit to Christ Church and the deaths of two people.
Dates: 1890 September 5

Letter to Lizzie Hester Whyte, 1891 February 27

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 54
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter written on February 27th and 28th. The first letter is signed by Florence Lyne and the second part is signed with her initials "F C [illegible] L". Expresses her sadness in losing her sister and details the funeral. Also speaks about her mother's illness, denial about the loss of her daughter and then describes the worsening of her mother's illness and fever until her eventual passing.
Dates: 1891 February 27

Myers family papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 27
Overview: The papers contain correspondence with family, friends, and acquaintances, plus a variety of personal papers, including obituaries, letters of sympathy, diaries, and scrapbooks documenting the lives of Richard E. and Alice Lee Myers and their children. Prominent correspondents include Stephen Vincent Benét, Nadia Boulanger, Grace Flandrau, John Gielgud, Charlotte Kett, Archibald MacLeish, and Gerald Murphy.
Dates: 1908-1986

Webster family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 527
Overview: Principal figures in these papers are Noah Webster, the lexicographer, and his son William Greenleaf Webster. Also included are papers pertaining to the G. C. Merriam Company and the publication of Noah Webster's dictionaries and grammars. Family correspondence includes twenty-two letters written by Noah Webster to his son between 1835 and 1843 while the latter was in Cincinnati, Ohio, and La Fayette, Indiana, selling his father's books. The papers of William Greenleaf Webster make up...
Dates: Circa 1764-1909, bulk 1831-1873

Wickham Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 773
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, photoprints, and other materials documenting the personal lives and professional careers of Joseph Dresser Wickham, Elizabeth Cooke Merwin Wickham and several Wickham, Merwin, Porter, and Roe relatives. The Wickham family papers have extensive material on such family subjects as relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children, courtship, death, marriage, and the difficulties endured by stepmothers and...
Dates: 1785-1958, bulk 1814-1901