Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Diary kept by Albert Dodd while at Yale College (1836-1837) describing his relations with men and women, a manuscript of his poetry (with printed engravings of Hoboken and Manhattanville), and three letters to his family from Bloomington, Illinois (1841-1844) where he had gone to practice law. The letters describe modes of travel, hunting, the habits of wolves, and conditions of health and hygiene in the area. Included also is Dodd's obituary from the Hartford Daily Times, June 1844.
Printed patents, reports and related material on his system for the radio control of torpedoes, inventions for musical instruments and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and congressional publications about Hammond and his work. Half the collection is made up of clippings.
The collection comprises sketchbooks, writings, and correspondence by Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) and his family.
The papers consist of a scrapbook for the years 1893-1897 kept by Caroline Suydam Duer McLanahan. Included are invitations, calling cards, programs and other memorabilia relating to New Haven and New York social life and to social events at Yale University. Her husband, George X. McLanahan, was a member of the Yale College Class of 1896.
The collection includes two albums containing Parker's own record of the sale of his paintings and prints from his paintings.
Correspondence, literary notes, clippings, photographs, and an album of poems and drawings on Edinburgh compiled (1898-1899) by Cecil Piatt. The correspondence consists mainly of letters to John Bear Piatt from family members on the frontier in Montana, Dakota territory, and Kansas. There are also letters from his son, John James Piatt, who served as the United States Consul in Cork, Ireland, from 1882-1893, and from Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt, noted nineteenth century poet and author.
The papers are made up almost entirely of scrapbooks assembled by Henry Sherman, his wife and four of his children. The scrapbooks offer vivid documentation of their lives in the period 1850-1900 in Washington, D.C. with correspondence, photographs, drawings, clippings and memorabilia of all kinds.
Correspondence from John Allan, William Hayward and Theodore Strong, a notebook of mathematical exercises, photostatic copies of letters of patent for improvements on bridges and one architectural drawing of Jones Court, built in New York City for James I. Jones. Also included is a scrapbook assembled by Town's daughter, Etha Town Peters.