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New Haven (Conn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

Temperance societies collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1150
Overview: The collections consists of records of temperance societies in Massachusetts and in Southington, Washington and Hamden, Connecticut, comprising convention proceedings, secretary's records, membership rosters and memorabilia. Included also is a letter by a reformed alcoholic (1851).
Dates: 1830-1851

Jason Parker Thomson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1158
Overview: The Jason Parker Thomson papers consist of case files and notes for a small portion of Thomson's legal career in New Haven, Connecticut and personal papers such as correspondence, family papers, financial and legal records, and memorabilia. Many of the legal files concern estate settlements, property in New Haven, and legal work done for family members. Personal papers relate to Thomson's affiliation with various civic organizations, the management of personal property, and his financial...
Dates: 1853-1938, bulk 1896-1938

John Quillin Tilson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1132
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, travel diaries, and documents relating to John Q. Tilson's public life. The diary of his trip to Europe in 1925 was kept while studying munitions for a report to Calvin Coolidge. Another diary reports on a trip to the Orient in 1927. Correspondence reflects his service in the Connecticut National Guard and his connection with Yale Law School. He lectured there on parliamentary law from 1930 until his death, and papers from this course are also in the collection. Of...
Dates: 1888-1956

Trowbridge family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1154
Overview: Three branches of the Trowbridge family of New Haven, Connecticut are represented in these papers: the Stephen Trowbridge family, Francis Trowbridge, and Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge. Included are deeds and financial papers of the Stephen Trowbridge family, a notebook of medicinal and household prescriptions kept by Francis Trowbridge, and a scrapbook of Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge.
Dates: 1726-1911

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

Lewis Sheldon Welch Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1084
Overview: The papers include correspondence, business records, printed matter, and photographs which document Lewis Sheldon Welch's business, civic, and Yale activities. Nearly half the papers concern Welch's investments in the Saddle Mountain Mining Company of Arizona. The papers also highlight Welch's role as an active Yale alumnus and his interests in New Haven civic affairs, civilian efforts to aid the military during World War I, and repeal of the Prohibition amendment.
Dates: 1870-1934

Harry Gideon Wells papers

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 23
Overview: Harry Gideon Wells, pathologist and immunologist, was born July 21, 1875 in New Haven, Connecticut and attended Hillhouse High School. He graduated from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, in 1895. He was an authority on the chemical aspects of pathology and immunology.

Collection materials include his autobiography, student notebooks, drafts and published writings, reunion books, and obituaries.
Dates: 1894-1943

Dyer White papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1862
Overview: Papers of Dyer White pertaining to his efforts as a lawyer, judge, and revenue collector in New Haven, Connecticut, 1785-1841. Included are 12 account books, three sets of bound stubs from application entries for stills, eight applications for licenses to retail wine, a cash book, correspondence, two ledgers, and a waste book.
Dates: 1762-1856, bulk 1799-1841

Samuel Wells Williams family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941

Woolsey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921

Yale and New Haven audio and visual recordings

 Collection
Call Number: RU 803
Overview: The materials consist of motion pictures and audiorecordings documenting Yale. Included are films of news coverage and interviews, class reunions, commencements, presidential inaugurations, football games, and other events and activities at Yale.
Dates: circa 1922-2004

Linus Yale papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 872
Overview: Family and business correspondence and financial records largely relating to the invention of the Yale Lock and Linus Yale's attempts to establish a sucessful business in Newport, New York, and Philadelphia. The papers of the Yale Lock company continue after the death of Linus Yale and contain documents on its financial reorganization and on suits against infringements of Yale Patents (1868-1870).Yale's intellectual and social life is revealed in his correspondence with Henry and Walter Brown,...
Dates: 1821-1873

Yale miscellaneous manuscripts collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1258
Overview: An artificial collection of correspondence, writings, diaries, and memorabilia relating to Yale University, its officials and employees, faculty, students, and related topics.
Dates: 1701-2007, bulk 1701-1987