Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 336
Overview: Collection includes letters to Bartlett from various correspondents, concerned mainly with bibliographical matters, relating especially to Shakespeare and his period. Correspondents include Joseph Quincy Adams, Tucker Brooke, Beverly Chew, George Watson Cole, Harvey Cushing, John Drinkwater, John Farquhar Fulton, W. W. Greg, Geoffrey Keynes, Amy Lowell, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Julia Marlowe, William Allan Neilson, Alfred Edward Newton, Alfred William Pollard, Seymour de Ricci, Otis Skinner,...
Call Number: WA MSS S-1309
Overview: The papers contain diaries, artwork, and an album of Elizabeth Bates Brewster and her daughters Ada Augusta Brewster, Mary Brewster Long, and Elizabeth Brewster Scribner. Subjects discussed include child rearing and family life, nursing during the Civil War, school teaching, and life in Nevada and California.
Call Number: MS 911
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence among members of a single family: William Carpenter, his wife, Charity, and their nine children. The letters reveal the departure of William Carpenter from his family and his estrangement from his wife ca. 1810. The major subjects of the letters are the children's education and their careers. One son, Walter, attended Yale (1824-1828) and describes student life. Other letters describe the terms of an apprenticeship and a daughter, Philinia, writes of her...
Call Number: MS 883
Overview: The papers consist of letters exchanged between Norman White Cary and his mother and sister during his four years at Yale College. The letters provide a detailed record of his life as a student with accounts of studies, finances, social and cultural events, and life in New Haven. His mother's letters are intensely solicitous of Cary's physical and moral well-being, but also describe family happenings and social life in Philadelphia where she was head of a school for young ladies.
Call Number: MS 220
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of Isabella G. Foster's correspondence and reflects her life as the daughter of well-to-do parents in New Haven, her career as a student at Vassar College, from which she graduated in 1899, and her teaching experiences in the New Haven public schools and at a seminary in Pennsylvania.
Call Number: MS 700
Overview: The papers document the families formed by the marriages of two sisters, Mary and Fanny Goodridge, to William Hinman Gilbert and Henry A. Cheever, respectively. William H. Gilbert was a clergyman from Weston, Connecticut who, with his wife, taught in schools in Vermont and Massachusetts. Henry A. Cheever was a sea captain who settled in San Francisco ca. 1853 and brought his wife and children there from Massachusetts. The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, journals, record books,...
Call Number: MS 1207
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Thelma Fae Laird, nurse and educator, and her immediate family. Photographs and memorabilia collected during her service in the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II make up the largest part of the papers. Also in the collection are the letters of her father, Allan Max Laird, on Wisconsin politics and of her mother, Sara O'Neil Laird, describing her life as a school teacher in Wisconsin at the turn of the century. The activities of her brother, Joseph M....
Call Number: MS 772
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, family papers, diaries, photographs, and other materials documenting the personal lives and professional careers of Alfred Rider Page, Elizabeth Merwin Roe Page, and their two daughters, Elizabeth Merwin Page Harris and Marjorie Page Schauffler. The Page family papers document Elizabeth Page's work as field secretary for the Women's Board of Domestic Missions of the Reformed Church in America and has correspondence on such subjects as relations between parents...
Dates: 1828-1948, bulk 1876-1943
Call Number: MS 774
Overview: The papers contain family correspondence, missionary correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, printed works, photoprints, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of Alfred Cox Roe, Emma Wickham Roe, Mary Abigail Roe, Walter Clark Roe, Mary Wickham Roe, Joseph Wickham Roe, Henry Roe Cloud, and several other Roe relatives. The Roe family papers have extensive material on family life, specifically concerning such subjects as relations between brothers and sisters and parents...
Call Number: MS 806
Overview: Correspondence and other papers of several members of the Sergeant family of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Major correspondents include George Sergeant (1822-), of Northampton, Massachusetts; his sister, Catharine Sedgwick Sergeant De Forest, married to Dr. Henry A. De Forest; and his daughter, Catharine De Forest Sergeant (1848-). The collection contains correspondence on female education in Syria and education of women in the United States. Later letters, mainly in the 1870s, describe the...
Call Number: MS 440
Overview: This collection is made up of the papers of ten individual members and six branches of the Seymour family: the Day family, Parsons-Dean families, Watkins-Law families, Leggett-Seymour-Doolittle families, St. John family, and Howard family. The largest sections are those of Thomas Day Seymour, Charles Seymour (1885-1963), and Charles Seymour, Jr. The collection represents six generations of an intellectually and socially prominent family and through correspondence and diaries offers detailed...
Dates: 1711-1969, bulk 1870-1945
Call Number: MS 522
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Peter Verstille of Wethersfield and Hartford, Connecticut, his wife Naomi Ridgway Verstille, their children and grandchildren. Most of the papers consist of correspondence, but also included are financial and legal papers, among them accounts of the estate of Peter Verstille and lists of house furnishings. The largest part of the correspondence is the exchange of letters between Nancy and Charlotte Verstille, grandaughters of Peter Verstille. Both were...
Call Number: MS 773
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, family papers, diaries, sermons, photoprints, and other materials documenting the personal lives and professional careers of Joseph Dresser Wickham, Elizabeth Cooke Merwin Wickham and several Wickham, Merwin, Porter, and Roe relatives. The Wickham family papers have extensive material on such family subjects as relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children, courtship, death, marriage, and the difficulties endured by stepmothers and...
Dates: 1785-1958, bulk 1814-1901