Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Literary works that are biographies of individuals written by themselves. For the overall genre, use "autobiography (genre)."
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Stanhope Bayne-Jones papers
Call Number: MS 1271
Overview: Memoirs, correspondence, reports, and printed matter largely reflecting Stanhope Bayne-Jones' service as dean of the Yale School of Medicine, 1935-1940. The most significant part of the papers are his memoirs in the form of a transcript of an oral history interview conducted by Dr. Harlan Phillips for the National Library of Medicine in 1966. In the interviews, Bayne-Jones describes his education, his service in World War I, his research and his career. Included also are papers relating to his...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Stanhope Bayne-Jones papers
William Adams Delano papers
Call Number: MS 178
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of social and professional correspondence. They also include an unpublished autobiography, The Reminiscences of William Adams Delano; printed matter; and a drawing made for the 46th anniversary of The Record. Much of the personal correspondence concerns Delano's membership in various New York clubs and his classmates in the Yale College class of 1895. His professional correspondence relates in part to important commissions, among them his work on the White...
Dates: 1902-1960, bulk 1939-1960
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > William Adams Delano papers
Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 277
Overview: The Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers consists of original and photocopied material, including letters, documents, and literary papers, related to the journalists and authors Hutchins Hapgood (1869-1944) and Neith Boyce (1872-1951), their forebears, and their circle of intellectuals, social reformers, and artists. The collection was created by their daughter Miriam Hapgood Dewitt (1906-1990), with the assistance of her sister Beatrix Hapgood Faust (1910-1994).
Dates: 1812-1990, bulk 1903-1990
John Hays Hammond Sr. papers
Call Number: MS 259
Overview: Correspondence and printed material concerning the business affairs of the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa, the economic development of South Africa, and the Jameson Raid; together with articles and speeches (1893-1934) relating to Hammond's activities as a speechmaker in behalf of the Republican Party, organizer of the National League of Republican Clubs, special ambassador and representative of President William Howard Taft to the coronation of George V, king of Great Britain, and...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Hays Hammond Sr. papers
Loomis Havemeyer papers
Call Number: MS 632
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, diaries and journals, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to the life and career of Loomis Havemeyer. The collection documents Havemeyer's childhood, his experiences at Hill School, undergraduate and graduate studies at Yale University, as well as his lengthy career as an instructor and an administrator at the university. Details regarding Havemeyer's personal life are recorded primarily in his diaries and in his autobiographical...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Loomis Havemeyer papers
Paul Horgan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 845
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, video recordings, and financial papers.
Mabel Dodge Luhan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 196
Overview: The Luhan papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and personal papers documenting the life and work of Mabel Dodge Luhan.Series I, Correspondence, consists chiefly of incoming letters from family, friends, fans and publishers. Luhan's activities and relationships in New York and New Mexico, with artists, writers, labor leaders and Native American Indians, are well documented. Correspondents include John Evans, John Collier, Gertrude and Leo Stein, Hutchins...
Dates: 1859-1961, bulk 1913-1951
Pierce-Dahlgren-Vinton family papers
Call Number: MS 398
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Sarah Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren, whose daughter, Ulrica Dahlgren married Josiah Pierce (1861-1902). More than half the papers consists of family correspondence chiefly for the years 1824-1873. Also in included are sketchbooks, memoirs, genealogical materials, account books, legal records and autographs of Civil War generals and admirals. The correspondence of Josiah Pierce (1827-1913) who was secretary of the U.S. legation in St. Petersburg includes...
Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive
Call Number: GEN MSS 146
Overview: The Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive is divided into two parts, the Rochambeau Papers, and the Cartographic Archive.
Victor Serge papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 238
Overview: The Victor Serge Papers contain correspondence; writings; immigration and identification documents for Serge and his wife, Liouba; death masks of Serge and of Leon Trotsky; and various materials concerning Serge (including correspondence, clippings, and photocopies of writings) that were collected by his son, Vlady Kibalchich. The correspondence includes letters between Serge and his wife, son, and other relatives; a few letters between third parties; letters between Serge and his friends and...
Dates: 1912-1994, bulk 1936-1947
Jean Toomer papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, drafts of unpublished books, essays, and other writings, together with personal papers documenting Toomer's life, primarily after his Harlem Renaissance period, and papers on Marjory Latimer Toomer. Correspondents include Charles Dupee, Waldo Front, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Margaret Naumberg, and Russell S. Walcott.
Dates: 1898-1963 (inclusive), bulk 1920-1954
Charles Swan Walker papers
Call Number: MS 1185
Overview: Notebooks, lectures and autobiography of Swan relating to his student years at Yale Divinity School and Andover Theological Seminary. Includes notes on lectures of Noah Porter, Timothy Dwight, Elias Loomis, and others.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Charles Swan Walker papers
Chengting Thomas Wang papers
Call Number: MS 1247
Overview: Manuscript biography of his life with particular emphasis on his career as a prominent official in the Chinese Nationalist government. Also included is a biographical article on Chengting Wang written by Vincent Liu and printed in the Biographical Journal.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Chengting Thomas Wang papers
Glenway Wescott papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 134
Overview: The Glenway Wescott Papers consist of correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, personal and financial papers, research files,photographs, graphic items, clippings, objects, and audiotapes. The material documents Wescott's life, work, and personal relationships with many noted artists, writers, and performers of the 20th century including his long-time companion, Monroe Wheeler, many of whose papers are included here.Series I, Correspondence, consists of six subseries:...