Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Chiefly autographs and letters collected by Eleanor R. Belmont in connection with a copy of the Treaty of Versailles for which she wanted original signatures. There is also some personal correspondence connected with gathering the letters and a small amount of memorabilia.
Signatures of over five hundred famous Yale College graduates from the class of 1704 to the class of 1904. Also included is a small amount of Betts's personal papers including lists of his book donations to Yale University, an inventory of personal effects and other miscellaneous items. Arranged in three series.
The papers contain correspondence, notes, and reports on politics in Connecticut and New Hampshire during the Reconstruction Era, forestry and timber lands, and Yale alumni activities in Washington, D.C., plus a small collection of autograph letters and clipped signatures.
Chiefly an autograph collection of approximately three hundred letters, two United States Navy Department letterbooks (1873-1876), photographs, drawings, and a small amount of F. C. C. Boyd's financial papers. Most of the items are American, although several are European, including one signed by Pope Urban VIII. Major topics covered by the colletion include numismatics, the theater, and the United States Navy.
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, reports, and miscellaneous materials largely related to Farr's administrative work and his teaching in the Department of Germanic Languages at Yale University. Also included is his autograph collection and a report from Georg Kartzke, former member of the Yale Department, on conditions at the University of Berlin between 1939 and 1946.
Twenty-one diaries, 1821-1879, of Asa Fitch, scientist and entomologist. The diaries reflect in considerable detail Fitch's life and thoughts from early adolescence through his education at the Rensselaer School in Troy, New York and the Vermont Academy of Medicine in Castleton, his career as a scientist and state entomologist in New York, and his retirement. Also included are papers and genealogical materials relating to other members of the Fitch family.
An autograph collection of approximately forty letters and documents, chiefly dating from the Revolutionary War era. Prominent in the collection are Ashbel Green, James Wadsworth, and George Washington. Among the later writers are Albert Bierstadt, Richard Wagner and correspondents of Annie Burr Jennings.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research material, photographs, and other papers relating to King's books. Much of the correspondence consists of letters from celebrities acknowledging receipt of copies of her books. Among the research material is a substantial amount relating to the White House Conference on Children (1970). The major portion of the papers consists of drafts, galley proofs, photographs, and other materials connected with the publication of her books.
A collection of approximately eighty autograph letters and documents, primarily by European and American political, diplomatic and military figures of the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries. Notable among them are Napoléon I, Andrew Jackson, Giuseppe Garibaldi, William Gladstone, and Lajos Kossuth.