Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Makepeace family papers
Call Number: MS 977
Overview: Account books and autograph albums kept by various members of the Makepeace family of Connecticut. One, kept by Orlando Porter, relates to the clock manufacturing company of Samuel Harrison and Company. Another, kept by Ward Peck betweeen 1818 and 1842, records his farming activities in Waterbury. The four autograph albums (1827-1885) contain the signatures of such notables as John Burroughs, Leonard Bacon, Timothy Dwight, James A. Garfield, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Wendell Phillips, Henry Ward...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Makepeace family papers
William Smith Mason autograph collection
Call Number: MS 344
Overview: The collection consists of autograph manuscripts, documents and correspondence of people in public life. The collection contains correspondence of Theodore Roosevelt with Francis J. Heney and others and copies of letters of the Jonathan Knight family.
Robert Frederic Metzdorf autograph collection
Call Number: MS 984
Overview: A collection of letters and signed documents, chiefly of United States cabinet members and other government officials.
Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery collection
Call Number: MS 801
Overview: A collection of autograph letters and manuscripts, many of leading American public figures, collected by Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery. Fifteen letters are addressed to her father, Governor John Smith Phelps (1814-1866) of Missouri, six were written by James G. Blaine (1830-1893), and five by Thomas C. Reynolds of Missouri. The collection includes items signed by four American presidents, several European heads of state, and prominent members of European nobility.
William Inglis Morse collection
Call Number: MS 1192
Overview: The collection consists of autograph letters, business papers, and legal papers, in French and English, almost all to or by Canadians. The papers also contain an account book of Morse's transactions with the Yale Art Library and correspondence relating to the Howe family of Nova Scotia, chiefly Joseph Howe's duel with John Croke Halliburton.
Jean Paul Oppenheim autograph collection
Call Number: MS 943
Overview: A collection of approximately two hundred letters and signatures of notable persons, chiefly United States political figures, including presidents, senators and other government figures. Only a few Europeans are in the papers. Also included are postcards, photographs and printed matter.
Palmer family papers
Call Number: MS 383
Overview: The papers of Ray Palmer (1808-1887) and his son Charles Ray Palmer (1834-1914), both clergymen. The Ray Palmer papers consist of correspondence, two letterbooks, sermons, hymns and poems, diaries, a memoir, and other materials. The letterbooks contain correspondence from ministers and a few public officials. In the Charles Ray Palmer papers are essays, poems, notes on lectures given at Andover Theological Seminary by Edwards A. Park, sermons, writings and miscellaneous papers.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Palmer family papers
Roswell Parish papers
Call Number: MS 1020
Overview: The papers contain correspondence related to Roswell Parish's attendance at Yale College (Class of 1864), Civil War letters consisting of letters of introduction obtained by Parish in conveying his brother home from the Battle of Antietam and miscellaneous correspondence, autographs, and printed matter. Included in the letters is one from Maxfield Parrish on family genealogy. Among the signatures are those of E. E. Hale, Alvan G. Clark, John T. Morse, N. R. Huntington, Francis A. Walker, Edward...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Roswell Parish papers
Park family papers
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...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Park family papers
Walter Lionel Pforzheimer collection
Call Number: MS 14
Overview: The collection contains three parts: autograph documents and letters, Bowling Green Press records, and contemporary American newspapers. The most significant part of the collection are the ca. 45 autograph items relating to French military history from the Middle Ages through the 19th century. There are also 12 carbon copies (signed) of letters from Theodore Roosevelt to various recipients (1911-1913) together with notes, extracts, and full copies of Roosevelt speeches (1912-1913). Series II of...
Protestant Episcopal Bishops collection
Call Number: MS 21
Overview: Correspondence from and subject files relating to the bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States and Europe.
Louis Mayer Rabinowitz collection
Call Number: MS 1044
Overview: Correspondence, volumes, and other papers collected by Rabinowitz. Includes autograph letters of Henry Blackwell (1851-1928), Charles Darwin (1809-1882), Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), and Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
Whitelaw Reid papers
Call Number: MS 1458
Overview: The papers consist of nine volumes of autographed letters written by prominent American, British, and French political, financial, literary, and cultural figures. The majority of letters are addressed to Whitelaw Reid or Elizabeth Mills Reid, and date from Reid's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Letters of introduction, acknowledgements of gifts and invitations, congratulatory messages, and letters of condolence comprise the bulk of the letters. The volumes also include letters relating...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Whitelaw Reid papers
Thomas Lawrason Riggs papers
Call Number: MS 704
Overview: The principal figures in the papers are T. Lawrason Riggs and his grandfather, George Washington Riggs. The papers of T. Lawrason Riggs, a Catholic priest, consist of correspondence, research materials and manuscripts for two works: "Joan of Arc and the Church" and "Readings in Church Latin." Also included are a notebook, photographs and memorabilia. His principal correspondents are Clarence J. McCabe and Alfred Purcell who wrote on Joan of Arc. Also letters from John LaFarge, Hamilton Holt and...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Thomas Lawrason Riggs papers
Edward Tallmadge Root family papers
Call Number: MS 1248
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, sermons, essays, speeches, and printed matter relating to E. Tallmadge Root's service as a Congregational minister in churches in New England, 1890-1935. Included also are speeches made in connection with his candidacy in Massachusetts for governor (1940) and Senator (1944) for the Prohibition Party. Personal papers include autograph albums, family account books, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous family correspondence. One-third of the papers consist of diaries kept by E....
Dates: 1804-1948, bulk 1874-1948
John Christopher Schwab family papers
Call Number: MS 434
Overview: The papers include correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, wills, scrapbooks, albums, genealogical records and memorabilia of several generations of the Schwab family. Principal figures are Gustav Friedrich Schwab; his wife, Eliza Catherine Von Post Schwab; and their son, John Christopher Schwab. The papers of Gustav Friedrich Schwab include business correspondence during his presidency of the firm of Oelrichs & Co. in New York and travel diaries (1843-1846). An additional diary...
Anson Phelps Stokes Autograph Collection
Call Number: MS 402
Overview: A collection of autograph letters and manuscripts gathered by Anson Phelps Stokes and designed to document the history of Yale University.
Strong Family 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...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Strong Family Collection
Tarleton family papers
Call Number: MS 481
Overview: Correspondence, autograph album, genealogical notes, photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Tarleton and Lightfoot families of Alabama. The major figures represented in the collection are Robert Tarleton, his wife Sarah Bernard Lightfoot Tarleton, and Sarah Bee Ross Lightfoot. Most letters were written by Robert Tarleton and date from the Civil War period. The papers also contain an 1834 letter from Marquis de Lafayette to the President of the French Chamber of Peers.
Dates: 1830-1888, bulk 1861-1869
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Tarleton family papers
Theater manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 667
Overview: Correspondence, autographs, playbills, notebooks, and writings relating to the American theater and the history of theater in New Haven, Connecticut, as collected by Jack Crawford, Mary Hamlin and others.