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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Stanley B. Burns, M.D., historic medical photography collection

Call Number: Ms Coll 76
Abstract: The collection includes photographic plates and prints collected by Stanley B. Burns, M.D., that document medical practice and medical practitioners circa 1840 through the 1970s. The collection includes items created using multiple photographic techniques and supports including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, lantern slides, photographic negatives, cartes de visite, cabinet photographs (cabinet cards), stereoscopic photographs, panoramic photographs, picture postcards, gelatin silver...
Dates: Circa 1840-1979

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 June 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.86
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti asks Heaton to visit him on Friday at 4 pm or after, or on Saturday at 12 noon or 1 pm to see her Sir Galahad drawing. He reasserts the price of the piece as 100 guineas and asks Heaton if he could have £55 when she visits as he is "obliged to go out of town on Saturday for a day of two, to avoid a summons on the Grand Jury (!)" Rossetti says his Joan of Arc is nearly complete and hopes that Heaton will enjoy the ...
Dates: 1864 June 28

Robert B. Fisher photograph collection and papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2823

This collection chiefly consists of photographs collected by Robert B. Fisher, but also includes his subject files and a small quantity of writings related to the history of photography, 1840-1998.

Dates: 1840-1998

Historical picture collection

Call Number: MS 713
Abstract: This collection consists of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, miniature paintings, and other direct positive photographic and non-photographic pictures, brought together here from numerous collections for special preservation and protection. Many of these pictures were formerly listed as part of the Yale Objects and Yale Picture Collections. Others were removed from various collections of personal and family papers: George Kittredge Collection, Gilman Family Papers, Chauncey Family...
Dates: 1780-1975

History of Photography Collection

Call Number: VRC 65

Collection consists of mounted black and white and color reproductions of artistic photographs. Content varies from original photographic prints to reproductions from magazines and other published sources. Some sections have accompanying clippings folders.

Dates: ca. 1900-2005

John Frederick Lewis letter to William Vokins, 1863 December 25

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "Xmas Day 1863. My dear Vokins, Poor Thackeray has gone! I suppose you saw this morning an account of his death in the "Times". Poor fellow. What a loss! & so young too. At one time I knew him well. Your note gratified me much this morning & when I opened & saw the Photograph, I thought you had put your real self in - & had got somebody to seal you up! Thanks for it - it is very like [...] God knows yet what I shall get by April - I will do my best, if my health holds out -...
Dates: 1863 December 25

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 9

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.9
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin apologizes that he will not be able to meet Heaton the following morning and says that she may see the pictures and sketches she is interested in if she visits his house in the afternoon instead. Ruskin professes his dismay that he has not been able to talk much with Heaton recently but encourages her to ask him "anything and everything.". Ruskin states that his address for the foreseeable future will be the Calverley Hotel, Tunbridge Wells. Ruskin has bought Heaton another photograph...
Dates: 1855 May 9

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 11

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.10
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

"I hope to call tomorrow about 3 o'clock & to bring calotypes with me … I had your kind note -- but my endeavours were notwithstanding this ... vain, for the present chiefly because we cannot get the permanence of photography ascertained. I will tell you more tomorrow." [Date given by postmark: 11 May 1855]

Dates: 1855 May 11

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 May 19?

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.11
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin is writing from his bed. He advises Heaton to acquire a Turner, remarking that Turner's Parnassus and Castle St Angelo is better than his Berne, with the Parnassus the "finest." Ruskin advises Heaton to protect the Parnassus from light. He suggests she commissions work from both John William Inchbold and Arthur Hughes. He admits he has not...
Dates: 1855 May 19?

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 late November

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.25
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin asks Heaton if she could arrange for a photographer to go to Bolton and take a photograph of the scene depicted in Turner's Bolton Abbey, and to collect bits of rock from the area. Ruskin praises both Arthur Hughes's painting and Robert Browning's recently published poem "An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish the Arab Physician", expressing his surprise that he should agree with the Athenaeum's...
Dates: 1855 late November

Brian Kiss photographs of stained glass in Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University

Call Number: RU 1136

The collection consists of digital photographs (eighty .tiff files) of close-up images of the stained glass medallion windows located in the Sterling Memorial Library Nave.

Dates: 2014, 2023

Samuel Kravitt photographs and other materials

Call Number: MS 1923

The materials comprise photographs, a photographic negative collection documenting life at Yale during World War II, exhibit files, and biographical information documenting the work of Samuel Kravitt as photographer.

Dates: Circa 1930-1960

Larissa Leclair collection of indie photobook library ephemera

Call Number: GEN MSS 1584
Content Description:

The Larissa Leclair Collection of Indie Photobook Library Ephemera, which spans from 2008-2015, contains correspondence, business papers, ephemera, and electronic media related to Larissa Leclair and the Indie photobook library.

Dates: 2008-2015

Matte records

Call Number: GEN MSS 2115

The MATTE records, which span from 2009 to 2021, contain correspondence, writings, printed material, production material, photographs, and other papers relating to MATTE magazine and other projects by Matthew Leifheit.

Dates: 2009-2021

Peter E. Palmquist collection of photography and photographic formats

Call Number: WA Photos 495
Abstract: This collection documents photography and photographic formats, circa 1846-1999, which Peter Palmquist collected from 1971 to 2002, and complements other collections compiled by Palmquist and held by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The collection includes material by professional and amateur photographers and documents aspects of photography from the capture of images through the production of a variety of photographic objects, as well as the marketing and storage of...
Dates: circa 1838-1999

Yale University Master of Fine Arts Theses in Photography

Call Number: AOB 36

The collection consists of over 300 individual MFA theses in photography from 1971 to the present.

Dates: 1971-2017

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 47
Abstract: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, ...
Dates: 1855-1875

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 46

The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.

Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864

Thomas Woolner Letters to John Frederick Lewis

Call Number: MSS 53
Abstract: The collection comprises 15 letters from Thomas Woolner to John Frederick Lewis, written between 1874 and 1876. It also includes 5 letters from Woolner to Lewis’s wife, Marian Harper, one letter from Lewis to dealer William Vokins, and several letters from Woolner’s wife and daughter. The letters primarily concern Lewis’s declining health—he died several months after the last letter in the collection—Woolner’s admiration for Lewis’s painting, updates on the politics of the Royal Academy and...
Dates: 1863-1914, bulk 1874-1876

Yale Peruvian Expedition papers

Call Number: MS 664
Abstract: Correspondence, administrative records, scientific reports, writings, and illustrative material on the three expeditions to Peru sponsored by Yale University between 1911-1915. The most celebrated discoveries, the finding of Machu Picchu and of Vitcos, the last capital of the Incas, were studied during the expeditions by scientific specialists who were drawn principally from the Yale faculty. The papers include their diaries, manuscripts, and published reports of their work, as well as the...
Dates: 1908-1948