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West Indies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the extended archipelago that separates the Caribbean Sea from the rest of the Atlantic Ocean, and consists of the Bahamas and the Greater and Lesser Antilles.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alsop family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 34
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, diaries, estate records, account books, notebooks, deeds, and miscellanea of the Alsop family of Middletown, Connecticut. Several generations of family members are represented in the papers including: Joseph Wright Alsop (1772-1844), Joseph Wright Alsop (1804-1878), Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891), Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953), Mary Alsop Oliver Alsop (1815-1893), Richard Alsop (1726-1776), Richard Alsop (1789-1842), Charles Richard Alsop...
Dates: 1734-1986

De Lévis family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 323
Overview: The papers contain legal documents, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers primarily concerned with Gaston-François-Christophe de Lévis, duc de Ventadour (1794-1863). The papers, in French, primarily relate to inheritance of land in Martinique.
Dates: 1707-1850

Charles Augustus Lindbergh papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 325
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence; diaries; writings; childhood, school and college materials; financial, legal, and housekeeping records; reports; memoranda; drawings; maps; publications; artifacts; and memorabilia documenting the life and interests of Charles Augustus Lindbergh. The papers form the largest and most extensive collection of his personal, professional, and family papers. They document his work as a pilot, developer of commercial aviation and rocketry, bio-engineer, air force...
Dates: 1780-1999, bulk 1911-1974

Loomis-Wilder Family papers

 Collection
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Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia.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...
Dates: 1790-1912

David Peck Todd papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
Dates: 1862-1939

Whaling logs collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 540
Overview: A collection of eleven logs of whalers mostly sailing from New London and Norwich, Connecticut. Also two from Massachusetts (New Bedford and Provincetown) and one from Sag Harbor, Long Island. Also in the collection are newspaper clippings relating to whaling vessels.
Dates: 1830-1970, bulk 1830-1912

Woodruff family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1143
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, writings, and genealogical material pertaining to the Woodruff and allied families.
Dates: 1770-1927, bulk 1832-1927