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Cost and standard of living

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Blake family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 85
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, financial papers, printed material, photographs, and miscellanea of the Blake family of New Haven, Connecticut. Several generations of family members are represented in the papers, including Eli Whitney, Eli Whitney Blake (1795-1886), Eli Whitney Blake (1836-1895), Henry Taylor Blake (1828-1922), and William Phipps Blake (1826-). Additional family members represented in the papers include: Charles Thompson Blake, Edward Foster Blake, James Pierrepont Blake,...
Dates: 1773-1921

Warren Ives Bradley papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 924
Overview: Chiefly fragments of manuscripts from Warren Ives Bradley's published books. Also included is a scrapbook of reviews, household expense lists and photographs of Bradley and his brother, Oliver Burritt Bradley.
Dates: 1863-1880

Macdonald family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 950
Overview: Principal figures in the papers are James Macdonald, his wife, Eliza Harris Miller Macdonald, and two of their six children: James Allen and Eliza. Included in the papers are family correspondence, household and travel bills and receipts, as well as the business papers of the Sanford Hall Institution, a private mental hospital operated by the family. The bulk of the papers consists of personal letters to Eliza Harris Miller Macdonald and records of the Sanford Hall Institution (1845-1915).
Dates: 1808-1922

Wayland family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1067
Overview: The principal figure is Francis Wayland (1826-1904) whose early career as a lawyer and justice of the peace in Worcester, Massachusetts is reflected in miscellaneous legal and financial papers (1850-1859). Four poems (1897-1898) by Francis Wayland for various Bar Committee meetings are in the papers. Also included are a few letters from David Josiah Brewer and Benjamin D. Silliman, and household bills and receipts. His father, Francis Wayland, is represented by a notebook, kept by George Park...
Dates: 1846-1959