Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Narratives or histories autobiographical in nature or stressing the author's personal experience of the events. For works that are written daily or on a frequent basis, laying out a day's events and experiences, use "diaries."
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1941
Call Number: MS 1421
Overview: The papers of Asa Burton, Congregational minister and theologian, consist of religious, autobiographical, and historical writings. Several of the essays record the religious, social, and political history of Thetford, Vermont, particularly the rise of political parties. The papers also include a published version of Burton's memoirs (1973).
Dates: 1781-1973, bulk 1781-1829
Call Number: MS 1039
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, professional files, research materials, writings, personal papers, and printed matter documenting Isidore Falk's career as an advocate of national health insurance and other programs related to public health. Of particular significance are the materials from his years with the Social Security Board (1936-1954), which document the campaign for government supported health insurance in the United States. Falk conducted public health and medical care surveys...
Call Number: MS 242
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, business and legal documents, sermons, lectures, and other writings of the Goodrich family, descendants of Elizur Goodrich (1734-1797), and members of related Webster, Coe, Ellsworth, and Fowler families. The bulk of the correspondence concerns Chauncey Allen Goodrich's publication and copyright of an abridgement and revision of Webster's dictionary and the resulting disagreements among the heirs of Noah Webster. The papers also highlight Elizur Goodrich's...
Call Number: MS 1901
Overview: The collection comprises the memoirs and related writings of Robert P. Joyce, documenting his personal life, as well as his career in the United States Foreign Service and the Office of Strategic Services. There is a minimal amount of correspondence with Max Hayward, authority on Russian literature, and Paul Nitze, expert on United States foreign policy.
Call Number: MS 854
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research notes, teaching materials, clippings and other printed material, photographs, and memorabilia which document the personal life and professional career of Sherman Kent. The papers highlight Kent's student years and teaching career at Yale and his lifelong research in French history. Kent's career in intelligence is also represented in these papers, though they contain no official records from the O.S.S. or the C.I.A..
Dates: 1763-1991, bulk 1918-1986
Call Number: MS 331
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogical and professional research material and writings, and financial records of Elias Loomis and his sons Henry Bradford and Francis Engelsby Loomis. The papers record Elias Loomis' scientific studies, particularly in astronomy and meteorology. Genealogical notes and writings document the family history through the descendants of Joseph Loomis. Correspondence concerning Elias Loomis' father, sisters, and brothers, who were...
Call Number: MS 622
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, daguerrotypes, and other material documenting the professional career of Charles Gould Morris and the personal lives of several family members. Morris's political career, his dairy business activities, and his municipal and civic concerns in Connecticut are documented. The letters and papers of family members involved in the settlement of the American frontier and in the Civil War are included, as are...
Call Number: MS 1393
Overview: The papers consist of Baruch Nadel's research materials for a proposed book on Abraham Stern, the founder of Lohamei Herut Israel ("Lehi"), an armed underground organization in British Palestine. The papers include more than 150 transcribed interviews conducted by Nadel, interviews by others with members of Lehi, memoirs by Lehi members and Stern aides, and poems and letters by Stern. Also included in the papers are Nadel's research materials concerning the emigration of Jews from Iraq between...
Dates: 1847-1992, bulk 1971-1985
Call Number: MS 380
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, sermons, other writings, and memorabilia, concerning both Owen's personal life and his work as an Episcopal priest. The bulk of the papers is composed of sermons delivered from Owen's pulpit in Holy Trinity Church, New York City. Much of the correspondence is made up of letters from World War I and World War II servicemen from Owen's churches, letters from fellow Episcopal clergy, or correspondence concerning Owen's coin collection. The papers also include...
Call Number: WA MSS S-2612
Overview: The collection consists of letters, memoirs, photographs, annotated books, and other papers created and accumulated by Stuart Hayt Patterson, documenting his relationship with Ernest Thompson Seton and both men's experiences as ranch hands in New Mexico in the early 1890s. Highlights include drafts of Patterson's memoirs, featuring a chapter on Seton and the events that inspired Seton's book Wild Animals I Have Known (1898) and including rewrites by someone identified only as "Moore," letters...
Dates: circa 1880-1963
Call Number: MS 446
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, and photographs documenting the political and diplomatic career of James Rockwell Sheffield. The bulk of the material dates from 1893 to 1938 and concerns either the New York Republican party and its influence on National politics or American diplomatic relations with Mexico during the Coolidge administration. Major correspondents include William Boyd Allison, Nicholas Murray Butler, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, William Howard Taft,...
Call Number: GEN MSS 705
Overview: The papers document the life and writings of Aleksander Wat, from his early poetry in the 1910s to the posthumous publication of his work by his wife Paulina and by Czesław Miłosz. Early material (prior to the end of the Second World War) is sparse and consists chiefly of correspondence, personal documents and photographs. Among the early material is documentation of the Wat's exile in Kazakhstan. Later material includes numerous notebooks that contain drafts of poetry and prose writings, and...