Hadley, James, 1821-1872

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James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement.

Arthur Twining Hadley was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on April 23, 1856, the son of James Hadley, a professor of Greek at Yale. He graduated from Yale College, Class of 1876, studied at the University of Berlin, and returned to Yale in 1879 as a tutor. Interested in the history and science of railroad transportation, he was associate editor of the Railroad Gazette, and lectured on railroad administration at Yale, 1883-1886; was acting professor of political economy in the Sheffield Scientific School, 1890-1891, and chair of political economy, 1891-1899; and served as the first dean of the Graduate School, 1892-1895. He was president of Yale University from 1899 to 1921. Hadley died in 1930.

Morris Hadley (1894-1979), son of Arthur T. and Helen H. Hadley, graduated from Yale University, Class of 1916. He received his M.A., 1940, and LL.D.,1963, from Yale and a LL.D., 1965, from the University of Nevada. In 1918, he was in charge of the Brigade School of Fire at Camp Devens, Massachusetts, having reached the rank of major in the United States Army. He joined the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in 1929. Hadley served on the Yale Corporation, 1940-1962; was deputy director of the Office of Facts and Figures in Washington, 1941-1942, was a trustee of the Russell Sage Foundation; and sat on the board of trustees of the Pierpont Morgan Library and the New York Public Library, serving the latter as president, 1943-1958.

From the guide to the Hadley family papers, 1770-1972, 1839-1933, (Manuscripts and Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Yale University. Autographs, 1856. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Paper, oblong 4to., ff. 118, end of xvi. Cent., the arms of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, are tricked on the first page; the volume belonged to James Hadley in 1663, and to John Newman in 1668. Nautical Tables, apparently compiled by Thomas Jarvi... British Library
referencedIn Child, Francis James, 1825-1896. Papers of Francis James Child [manuscript], 1871-1893. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894. William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hadley, James T. Letters, 1863 Mar. 10 to 1865 Feb. 16. Southern Adventist University
referencedIn Hadley family. Hadley family papers, 1770-1972 (inclusive), 1839-1933 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers, 1829-1915 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Whitsitt, William Heth, 1841-1911. [Languages] / [William Heth] Whitsitt. SBTS Library, James P. Boyce Centennial Library
referencedIn Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894. William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951 (inclusive), 1814-1912 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Eaton, Samuel Witt, 1820-1905. Samuel Witt Eaton papers, 1838-1905 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Colton Family Papers, 1749-1879, 1826-1879 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Porter, Noah, 1811-1892. Letters and gift certificate of Noah Porter [manuscript], 1863, 1883. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951, 1814-1912 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Hadley family papers, 1770-1972, 1839-1933 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. Papers, ca.1845-1908 Houghton Library
referencedIn Dept. of Medicine and Surgery (University of Michigan) theses, 1851-1878 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1865-1891 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873. James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Colton family. Colton family papers, 1749-1879 (inclusive), 1826-1879 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers, 1829-1915 (inclusive), 1856-1915 (bulk). Yale University Library
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associatedWith Child, Francis James, 1825-1896. person
associatedWith Colton family. family
associatedWith Colton Family family
associatedWith Eaton, Samuel Witt, 1820-1905. person
associatedWith Hadley, Anne Loring Twining, 1816-1897 person
associatedWith Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930 person
associatedWith Hadley family family
associatedWith Hadley family. family
associatedWith Hadley, Helen Harrison Morris, 1864-1939 person
associatedWith Hadley, Katherine Blodgett. person
associatedWith Hadley, Morris, 1894-1979 person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. person
associatedWith Morgan, Lewis Henry person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Porter, Noah, 1811-1892. person
associatedWith Saturday Morning Club (New Haven, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Medicine and Surgery. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney, Professor person
associatedWith Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894. person
associatedWith Whitsitt, William Heth, 1841-1911. person
associatedWith Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889 person
associatedWith Yale University. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Students. corporateBody
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Birth 1821-03-10

Death 1872-11-14


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