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Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Goodyear Family Papers
Call Number: MS 245
Overview: Papers of the Goodyear family of Connecticut of whom the principal figures are Edward Bassett Goodyear of Naugatuck, Ellsworth D. S. Goodyear, a Civil War general, and Watson Andrews Goodyear, a geologist.The papers of Edward B. Goodyear contain extensive family correspondence including forty-three letters written between 1855 and 1872 by his mother, Esther M. Bassett Goodyear. His papers also contain autobiographical notes and financial documents. Ellsworth D.S. Goodyear, who was a Civil War...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Goodyear Family Papers
Nathanael Greene papers
Call Number: MS 616
Overview: Thirty-one manuscript letters to Nathanael Greene, one photostatic copy and two volumes of typed transcripts of letters and Revolutionary War era documents. The originals of these transcripts were formerly owned by William A. Reed and are now in the Clements Library of the University of Michigan.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Nathanael Greene papers
Samuel Milby Harrington papers
Call Number: MS 1118
Overview: The papers consist entirely of letters from Samuel M. Harrington to his parents describing life in the Marine Corps, including his posting to the Dominican Republic (1916-1918).
John Augustus Hartwell papers
Call Number: MS 1340
Overview: Chiefly papers documenting John Augustus Hartwell's activities as a Yale alumnus, particularly on behalf of the Yale University Athletic Association. Included are correspondence, articles of incorporation, minutes and reports of the Association. Other papers concern the class of 1889, Yale-in-China, and Hartwell's service as a major in the Medical Corps during World War I.
William Jackson papers
Call Number: MS 783
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, and miscellaneous items of William Jackson, a major in the American Revolution and later an active political figure. Most of the items in the papers are letters received by Jackson between 1782 and 1828. Also included are memoranda relating to payments for surviving officers of the Continental Army and an account of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis. Among the correspondents are John Quincy Adams, Alexander Garden, Joseph Hopkinson, Ebenezer...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > William Jackson papers
Paul Bowen Johnson papers
Call Number: MS 914
Overview: Letters and papers relating to the work of Paul Bowen Johnson, who was a captain in the Medical Corps, as Morale Officer for the Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia, during World War I. Also in the papers is a history of the Morale Department and his own log of work between 1918-1919.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Paul Bowen Johnson papers
Henry Phelps Johnston papers
Call Number: MS 1400
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, printed material, and miscellaneous papers documenting the Civil War activities of Henry Phelps Johnston.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Henry Phelps Johnston papers
Arnold More Knight papers
Call Number: MS 1386
Overview: The papers consist of nine journals documenting the military career of Arnold More Knight in India and South Africa. Also included is a volume of Sikh scripture, written in Panjabi, and captured by Knight after the Battle of Aliwal.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Arnold More Knight papers
Loomis-Wilder Family papers
Call Number: MS 496A
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Loomis-Wilder Family papers
Joe Vincent Meigs papers
Call Number: MS 334
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, genealogical materials and papers related to the Meigs Transit System in Boston and the American Civil War, including the formation of a black light artillery battalion. Meigs’ Civil War service in the Tennessee army is documented in correspondence, a memoir, and a scrapbook. Meigs designed and installed his elevated rail system in 1885 and over 400 drawings as well as other materials connected with the enterprise are included in the...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Joe Vincent Meigs papers
Charles Griswold Gurley Merrill papers
Call Number: MS 1326
Overview: The papers consist of diaries, letters, and miscellanea documenting Charles Griswold Gurley Merrill's voyages as a seaman on the ship Merrimac and experiences as a Union army surgeon, including command of black troops, during the Civil War. Also included is an essay describing the papers, written by one of Merrill's descendants.
Meyer family papers
Call Number: MS 763
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, clippings and memorabilia of the Meyer family of Ada, Ohio documenting family activities during World War I. The five brothers, all Yale graduates, served overseas.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Meyer family papers
Nathaniel Pendleton Family papers
Call Number: MS 392
Overview: Correspondence and legal and financial papers reflecting Pendleton's service in the Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to General Nathanael Greene, and his close connection with Alexander Hamilton. The correspondence includes letters from Samuel Finley, Mrs. Nathanael Greene, Alexander von Humboldt and Otho Holland Williams. Legal and financial papers as well as correspondence of Alexander Hamilton are also included since Pendleton was executor of his estate. Also included are legal documents...
Leonidas Polk family papers
Call Number: MS 468
Overview: The collection consists of papers relating to several generations of the family of Leonidas Polk (1806-1864), Episcopal bishop and general in the Confederate army. Correspondents include Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, James T. Holly, first black Episcopal bishop of Haiti, and several Confederate military leaders.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Leonidas Polk family papers
Joseph Verner Reed papers
Call Number: MS 1222
Overview: Personal and professional correspondence, administrative files, writings and genealogical manuscripts, notebooks, news clippings, memorabilia, loose photographs and photograph albums relating to the Reed family and Reed's service as captain in the U.S. Army at Camp Murphy, Florida.
Dates: 1862-1964, bulk 1942-1946
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Joseph Verner Reed papers
Eugene Arthur Regnier papers
Call Number: MS 1409
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and other material documenting the personal life and professional career of Eugene A. Regnier. The primary focus of the papers is Regnier's role as an aide to Henry L. Stimson. The papers illustrate Regnier's duties in the Philippines and the State Department and highlight his publicity work and relationship with the press.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Eugene Arthur Regnier papers
Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive
Call Number: GEN MSS 146
Overview: The Rochambeau Papers and Rochambeau Family Cartographic Archive is divided into two parts, the Rochambeau Papers, and the Cartographic Archive.
Abraham L. Sands papers
Call Number: MS 705
Overview: Correspondence, orders, requisitions, legal papers, invoices, and inventories of Abraham L. Sands, Army officer. The papers relate primarily to the routine details of Army life in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. from 1818-1825. Correspondents include John C. Calhoun, Richard K. Call, Henry Dearborn, and James Wilkinson. There is also a small amount of material relating to the Sands and Beekman families.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Abraham L. Sands papers
Rufus and S. Willard Saxton papers
Call Number: MS 431
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journals, memorabilia, and photographs that document the life of Samuel Willard Saxton and the career of his brother General Rufus Saxton during the Civil War. The largest portion of the papers is composed of S. Willard Saxton's multi-volumed journal, which he began in 1847 while at Brook Farm and continued until the 1920s. The journal chronicles his career as a printer, aide-de-camp, and civil servant; his travels; family; his interests in the cultural life...
Truman Smith papers
Call Number: MS 405
Overview: Two reports by Truman Smith prepared during his army service. One on Hitler and the National Socialists in Munich in November 1922 and the other on "Air intelligence activities... with special reference to the services of Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh."
Dates: 1824-1956, bulk 1954-1956
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Truman Smith papers