Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on sociology as a branch of learning. This heading may be divided geographically for works on this branch of learning in a specific place. Works on the social conditions of particular regions, countries, cities, etc., are entered under the name of the place subdivided by Social conditions.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1359
Call Number: MS 291
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes and research materials, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and financial records of William Graham Sumner, a sociologist, professor at Yale University, and advocate of free trade and the gold standard. The correspondence (over 13,000 items) documents many of Sumner's interests including the Yale College curriculum and economic and political issues. It also includes substantive accounts from friends in the South about Reconstruction, the...