New Haven (Conn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:
Wendell W. Mischler papers
Call Number: MS 1445
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs which document the personal life of Wendell W. Mischler and his professional activities as William Howard Taft's private secretary. The bulk of the correspondence is between Mischler and his wife and chronicles Taft's engagements, domestic management, office practices, and social affairs, from 1913 to 1921, when Taft lived in New Haven, Connecticut, and taught at the Yale University Law School.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Wendell W. Mischler papers
Theodore Thornton Munger papers
Call Number: MS 362
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, sermons, and other papers of Theodore Thornton Munger, author, preacher, and spokesman for liberal theology. Also included are papers relating to the Munger and Selden families. Of special interest are the papers throughout the collection which reflect on the many religious controversies in New England between 1870 and 1900 in which Munger became embroiled, particularly Congregational polity. Important correspondents include Elisha Mulford, Francis Bicknell...
Munson family papers
Call Number: MS 734
Overview: Correspondence, financial papers, and deeds of two branches of the Munson family of New Haven and nearby Connecticut towns. Most of the correspondence pertains to Edwin Beach Munson (1817-1879), his sons Albert L. Munson (b. 1842) and Edward Munson (b. 1854), and Edwin's brother Francis Munson (b. 1827), a book dealer in Chicago.Several letters ca. 1866 concern a patent for making paper napkins.The remaining papers, consisting of deeds and financial papers, relate to the family of Baszel Munson...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Munson family papers
John Killam Murphy papers
Call Number: MS 1402
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, papers, and other materials relating to Murphy's nautical interests and career with the naval reserve forces and the U.S. Coast Guard in New Haven, Connecticut. Murphy participated in naval operations during the Spanish American War, and World Wars I and II.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Killam Murphy papers
New Haven Dental Association records
Call Number: MS 1329
Overview: Records of the secretary and of the treasurer of the New Haven Dental Association.
New Haven Miscellany
Call Number: GEN MSS 1896
Overview: This collection encompasses 19th- and early 20th-century accessions of manuscripts pertaining to New Haven, Connecticut, which the library chose to group and list as an artificial collection. Papers relate to financial, political, religious, and social matters from 1702 to 1889. Among those represented in the collection are the Atwater family, Isaac Beers, David Daggett, Joseph Darling, Samuel J. Hitchcock, Nathaniel Jocelyn, Nathaniel Lyon, Roger Sherman, Seth Perkins Staples, Charles...
Office of Community Relations, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 184
Overview: The records consist of subject files documenting the activities of the Office of Community Relations.
Oral histories documenting New Haven, Connecticut
Call Number: RU 1055
Overview: The materials consist of audio recordings and transcripts of oral histories conducted by New Haven Oral History Project staff with New Haven, Connecticut, citizens.
Marie-Louise Osborn Letters to Family
Call Number: OSB MSS 436
Overview: Letters sent from Marie-Louise Osborn and occasionally James M. Osborn to their parents Clare Marshall Osborn and Mildred Sleeper Osborn, and John Flournoy Montgomery and Hedwig Louise Wildi Montgomery, as well as other relatives, 1934-1968. Letters primarily relate to the Osborn's daily routines and social activities, travels, and children James M. Osborn, Jr. and Thomas Montgomery Osborn. Documented are the Osborn's life at Shotover Cleve in Oxford, England; their life in New Haven,...
Shadrach Osborn papers
Call Number: MS 1035
Overview: Correspondence and financial papers of Shadrach Osborn, a general merchant of Southbury, Connecticut, who was also active as a commissary during the Revolutionary War. Also included are the records of his business associate, Truman Hinman and his son, Erastus Osborn, who was sheriff of New Haven County. An account book for purchases from wholesale suppliers covers the period 1783-1792. The three letters in the papers are from Erastus Osborn. One dated 1812 describes a town-gown riot in New...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Shadrach Osborn papers
Christine Pattee papers on the New Haven women's liberation movement
Call Number: MS 1985
Overview: The papers consist of Christine Pattee’s interview and discussion notes, an outline, and a chronology as well as a copy of an article from 1980. Primarily dated from 1972 to 1974, the papers document the early years of the women’s liberation movement in New Haven, particularly the experiences of several lesbian women within the movement. Topics covered include early activities; the Women’s Collective; feminism; socialism; AIM (American Independent Movement); lesbians within the movement;...
Dates: Circa 1972-1980, bulk 1972-1974
Philosophy and social science manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 644
Overview: An artificial collection of notes, lectures, student papers, scrapbooks, and writings relating to the study and teaching of the academic disciplines in the social sciences including economics, education, psychology, political science, philosophy, and sociology, 1866-1967. The papers of Charles Andrews Armstrong Bennett, Albert Bushnell Hart, Wilmon Henry Sheldon, Wilbur Marshall Urban, and Alfred North Whitehead are included.
Potter family papers
Call Number: MS 16
Overview: Account books (1846-1868) relating to surveying and highway repair in Hamden, Conn.; ledgers, daybooks, and pay books concerning the breeding of cattle, sale of hides and wood, and quarrying of stone; accounts (1825-1882) of the firm Rowe and Tuttle of Fair Haven, Conn., covering the sale of general merchandise; and deeds for land acquired by the Potter family in North Branford, New Haven, North Haven, Fair Haven, and Hamden, Conn.Represented in the collection are Jabez Turner Potter...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Potter family papers
Prescott & Sherman Records
Call Number: GEN MSS 1792
Overview: Account books, daybooks, letter books, and other bound volumes documenting the efforts of merchants Benjamin Prescott and Roger Sherman, Jr. in the operation of their store, Prescott & Sherman, in New Haven, Connecticut, 1804-1847.
Real Estate Office, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 522
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, memoranda, and photographs documenting the operations and activities of the Yale Real Estate Office. Materials include legal documents and correspondence concerning real estate investments, real estate accounts and records, New Haven property files, statements, bills and receipts.
Edward Bliss Reed papers
Call Number: MS 412
Overview: Correspondence, research notes, texts of songs, sheet music, catalogues, programs, and pamphlets relating to Christmas carols, which were Reed's main scholarly interest. Included also are his texts for a series of annual lectures on carols (1913-1939) and records of the New Haven Carol Society (1921-1944). Other items in the papers are the manuscript for Lyra Levis (published in 1922), records relating to the Yale ROTC program, and a run of the New Palestine (1921-1931).
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Edward Bliss Reed papers
Rice family papers
Call Number: MS 415
Overview: The papers include correspondence, photographs, and writings which document the daily lives of the immediate family of John Rice and the activities of various members of the Blake and Seely families. Extensive correspondence concerns the construction and furnishing of the family home in Tarrytown, New York; of residences, travel, and schooling in California and Europe; and student life and teaching at the Sedgwick School, Yale University, Williams College, Acadia University, and Smith College.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Rice family papers
William Callyhan Robinson papers
Call Number: MS 1441
Overview: The papers consist of the journals of William C. Robinson and his wife, Anna E. H. Robinson. Each volume records the daily thoughts and activities of the individuals while they lived and worked in New Haven, Connecticut. Both William and Anna Robinson were deeply religious and there is evidence of this throughout the journals.
Rogers family papers
Call Number: MS 1092
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, and legal and financial papers of the Rogers family of Branford, Connecticut. Family members documented in the collection include a Hartford merchant, Elizur B. Rogers, and a Fair Haven butcher, A. A. Hemmingway.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Rogers family papers
Secretary's office, Yale University, records concerning community relations
Call Number: RU 53
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, subject files, reports, financial records, and related materials documenting Yale University's relations with the New Haven community, primarily from the late 1960s through 1988.