Yale Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection 1701-2007 1701-1987


Yale Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection 1701-2007 1701-1987

An artificial collection of correspondence, writings, diaries, and memorabilia relating to Yale University, its officials and employees, faculty, students, and related topics.

32.5 linear feet


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Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891

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William "Rooney" Henry Fizhugh Lee (1837-1891) was a farmer, politician, soldier, and General in the Army of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Lee was the second son of the famous Civil War General Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Randolph Custis. ...

Grant, John Mason, 1817-1878

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Yale University. Dwight Hall.

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Evarts, John Jay.

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Mory's Association (New Haven, Conn.)

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Browning, Philip Embury, 1866-

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Yale University.

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Atterbury, Grosvenor, 1869-1956

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Bacon, Epaphroditus Champion.

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Radtke, Leonard B.

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Hess, George H. (George Harry), 1910-2010

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Ives, Robert S.

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Foch, M. Ferdinand.

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DeForest, Othniel.

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Goodrich, Chauncey Shafter, 1920-

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Yale University. Dwight Hall.

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Childs, Daniel Brewer.

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Dahl, Lewis Curtis.

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Jennings, William Jesup.

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Edwards, Franklin, 1846-

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Bumstead, Horace, 1841-1919

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Horace Bumstead (1841-1919) was the son of Josiah Freeman Bumstead, a Boston merchant, and Lucy Douglas Willis Bumstead. He was educated at the Boston Latin School and Yale College (Class of 1863) and became a Congregationalist minister and educator. During the Civil War, Bumstead was commissioned as a Major for the 43rd regiment of the U.S. Colored Troops where he served from April 1864 to December 1865. He later joined the faculty of Atlanta University and served as their second president from...

Castle, Benjamin.

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Air Force officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin Castle : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451513 ...

Edwards, Benjamin Frank

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Benjamin Edwards was a member of what was originally known as the "Yellowstone Expedition," under the command of Major Stephen H. Long. The party spent the winter at Ft. Lisa, five miles below Council Bluffs. In the meantime, the War Department changed the destination of the expedition to an excursion by land to the source of the Platte River and thence by the Arkansas and Red Rivers to the Mississippi. From the description of Letters, 1819-1827. (American Philosophical Society Libra...

Catlin, George, 1796-1872

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George Catlin, artist and author, was known especially for his paintings of Indians. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, he practiced law until his talent for painting led him to join a group of artists in Philadelphia in 1823. Catlin concentrated on portrait painting in Washington, D.C., until 1829, when he saw a delegation of visiting American Indians in Philadelphia. He then resolved to devote his life to preserving the appearance and character of the vanishing Indians and for forty-two yea...

Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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Dean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State, born Dean Gooderham Acheso, in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D.C., before President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Under Secretary of the Treasury in 1933. During World War II (1941),...

Ives, Charles E., 1874-1954

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The poem by Edwin Markham. Composed 1912. Arranged for voice and piano, 1921 and published as no. 11 of 114 songs. Quotations: The Battle Hymn of the Republic; Hail Columbia; The Red, White, and Blue; The Star-Spangled Banner; America; The Battle Cry of Freedom. Dedicated to Dr. David Cushman Twichell.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lincoln, the great commoner / Charles Ives. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52368029 Composer. ...

Eliot, Gustavus, 1857-1932

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Physician, New York Alms House, Blackwell's Island (now Roosevelt Island, New York City). From the description of Diary, 1880 Oct. 10-1881 Sept. 20. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663833 ...

Atterbury, Grosvenor

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Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was an architect who developed a prefabrication system to provide adequate housing for the poor. From the description of Grosvenor Atterbury papers, 1925-1951. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74897746 Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was a New York City architect, urban planner and writer. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Architecture, he worked in the office of McKim, Mead & White before opening his own pract...

Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758

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Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) was a colonial American Congregational preacher and theologian. He was president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from February 1758 to his death, one month later. From the description of Jonathan Edwards family collection, 1723-1798. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 276567983 American theologian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, to The Reverend Joseph Bellamy, 17...

Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972

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Dudley, Samuel William, 1879-1963

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Samuel William Dudley was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on October 18, 1879. He received the degree of Ph.B. from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University in 1900 and M.E. in 1903. Between 1905 and 1921, he worked with Westinghouse Air Brake Company and was assistant chief engineer between 1910 and 1914. After 1914, until he left the business, he was chief engineer. He then came to Yale to be professor of mechanical engineering, a position he held until his retirement in 1948. Between 1936...

Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776

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Nathan Hale (b. June 6, 1755, Coventry, CT-d. September 22, 1776, New York City, NY) was born and raised in Coventry, Connecticut, and served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In 1776 he landed at the town of Huntington in Long Island, New York on an intelligence-gathering mission that ultimately resulted in his capture and execution by the British Army....

Minnigerode, Meade, 1887-1967

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Minnigerode was an American biographer and historical novelist. From the guide to the Meade Minnigerode Collection on, The Terror of Peru, 1940, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Co-author of the words of the Whiffenpoof song. From the description of Autograph postcard, signed : [Essex, Conn.], to Mr. [James] Fuld, 1963 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270924789 ...

Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964

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Epithet: Prime Minister of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0003da Along with his father, Motilal, and Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru was the most visible and significant force for Indian independence. Raised partly in England, Nehru left his promising law practice to work for Indian independence, and was jailed often. He became the first Prime Minister of India, and is responsible for many of his count...

Seymour, Origen Storrs, 1872-1940.

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Ladd, George Trumbull, 1842-1921

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George Trumbull Ladd, psychologist, philosopher, and theologian, was born on January 19, 1842, in Painesville, Ohio. In 1864 he graduated from Western Reserve College and in 1869 from Andover Theological Seminary. Ladd was a minister from 1869-1879 when he accepted the chair of philosophy at Bowdoin College. He moved to New Haven in 1881 and for forty years was associated with Yale University. In 1892 Ladd and others founded the American Psychological Association and served as its second preside...

Munson, Stephen W.

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Beers, Henry A. (Henry Augustin), 1847-1926

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American author and educator. From the description of Letters, 1886-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83587872 ...

Goodrich, Elizur, 1734-1797

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Biographical or Historical Data. From the description of Math book, 1749/50. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191311726 ...

Bacon, Leonard, 1802-1881

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American Congregational clergyman, father of Leonard Woolsey Bacon, 1830-1907 From the guide to the Leonard Bacon letters and carte-de-visite, 1842, 1845, 1861, 1881, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Stimson, Henry A. (Henry Albert), 1842-1936

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Congregational minister, active at different times in Minneapolis, St. Louis, Worcester (Mass.), and New York City. From the description of Papers, 1856-1936. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58775886 Rev. Stimson was uncle to Eleanor Stimson Brooks. From the description of Correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks, 1931-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 187313552 Congregational minister, active at diffe...

Mory's Association (New Haven, Conn.)

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Yale University. Faculty.

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Alexander, Caleb, 1775-1828.

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Ives, Eli, 1779-1861

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U.S. physician. Professor of materia medica and botany at Yale Medical College, 1813-1829. From the description of Lectures on the diseases of children, undated : New Haven, Connecticut / taken by John P. Herrick. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31932357 ...

Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963

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Epithet: of Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x00011e A full biographical statement is provided in the register for the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Papers (GEN MSS 354) . From the guide to the Chauncey Brewster Tinker letters and manuscripts, 1900-1963, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Chauncey Brewster Tinker, teacher, scholar and collector. Tinker was a membe...

Edwards, Benjamin.

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DeForest, Othniel.

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Goodrich, Chauncey Shafter.

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Foch, M. Ferdinand.

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Adams, John, 1750?-1814

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Dwight Hall (Yale University)

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Dwight Hall, a religious and service organization at Yale University, was originally founded as the Young Men's Christian Association at Yale in 1881. From the description of Records of Dwight Hall, Yale University, 1881-1993 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702170120 From the guide to the Dwight Hall, Yale University, records, 1881-1993, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Yale University. Officials and employees.

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Ives, Robert S.

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Griswold, Alfred Whitney, 1906-1963

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Alfred Whitney Griswold was born in Morristown, New Jersey, on October 27, 1906. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1929 and a Ph.D. in 1933. Griswold held various academic positions in history and government and international relations at Yale from 1933-1950. In 1950 he became president of Yale, an office he held until his death on April 19, 1963. From the description of Alfred Whitney Griswold personal papers, 1914-1990 (inclusive), 1919-1964 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Yale University. Alumni

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Radtke, Leonard B.

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Bacon, Epaphroditus Champion.

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Edwards, Franklin.

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Bacon, Francis, 1820-1849.

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Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893

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Brooks was an Episcopal clergyman. He was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893) and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893). From the description of Sermons and lectures, 1858-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81069474 From the description of Correspondence and compositions, 1831-1901 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390105 From the description of Papers, 1832-1892. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575025 ...

Browning, Philip Emburg, 1866-

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Beard, Augustus Field, 1833-1934

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Beard was secretary of the A.M.A.; minister, Congregational; author of The Crusade of Brotherhood (1909). b May 11, 1833. d Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 22, 1934. 1857 -graduated from Yale; in 1930's was oldest alumnus; attended reunion when he was 101 (1934). 1860 -ordained. 1860-83- pastor of churches in Maine. 1883-86 -pastor of American Church in Rue de Berri, Paris. 1886-1903 -corresponding secy. of AMA. See Beard papers for detailed biographical information. He was the author of two books: The Cru...

Bumstead, Horace.

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Evarts, John Jay.

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Gibbs, Josiah W. (Josiah Willard), 1790-1861

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Theoretical physicist and chemist who spent his career at Yale. From the description of Josiah W. Gibbs papers, 1873-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84294439 ...

Grant, John Mason.

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Berdan, John Milton.

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Jennings, William Jesup.

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Kellogg, Stephen W. (Stephen Wright), 1822-1904

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Lohmann, Carl A. (Carl Albert), 1887-

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Norton, Edward, 1823-1894

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Epithet: at Amsterdam British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x0000d4 Epithet: of Saffron Walden British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x0000d5 ...

Yale University. Students.

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Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959

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Beatrix Jones Farrand opened her landscape design office in New York in 1895. In 1899 she achieved the distinction of being the only female founding member of the American Society of Landscape Architecture. Farrand's career spanned the next five decades and included notable projects such as Dumbarton Oaks in Washington D.C., Dartington Hall in Devonshire, England, and Princeton University. In addition, Farrand wrote numerous articles for publication and gave talks on landscape architecture. Thro...

Castle, Benjamin.

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Meigs, Josiah, 1757-1822

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Josiah Meigs, the first president of what became the University of Georgia, was appointed by James Madison in 1814 to be commissioner of the General Land Office. From the description of Letter, dated 24 February 1820, to Thos. Freeman and John Coffee. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 54993383 ...

Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909

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Dana, Edward Salisbury, 1849-1935

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Brewster, Chauncey B. (Chauncey Bunce), 1848-1941

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Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943

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Historian, educator, and author. From the description of Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131880 Charles McLean Andrews was born on February 22, 1863 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He graduated from Trinity College (A.B., 1884) and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1889. Andrews taught history at Bryn Mawr College (1889-1907), Johns Hopkins University (1907-1910), and at Yale Universit...

Bingham, Harold C. (Harold Clyde), 1888-1964

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Goodrich, Chauncey A. (Chauncey Allen), 1790-1860

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, merchant, magistrate and coroner. From the description of Chauncey S. Goodrich papers, 1831-1909. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418435 American clergyman and lexicographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to Norman White, 1855 Oct. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577165 Chauncey Allen Goodrich. From the description of Memorial album, 1860. (American Antiquarian Society)...

Hess, George.

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Trumbull, John, 1750-1831

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American poet and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Detroit, to Noah Webster, 1830 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573323 American author. From the description of Receipt signed : "United States Loan Office," 1781 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867950 Poet, jurist, lawyer, author, and state legislator from Connecticut. From the description of John Trumbull correspondence, 1772 January 8. (Unknown...

Yale University. Description.

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Johnston, Henry Phelps, 1842-1923

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Henry Phelps Johnston was born in Turkey and received a B.A. from Yale College in 1862. During the Civil War he served with the 15th Connecticut Volunteers and the Signal Corps. From 1879 to 1916 he taught history at the College of the City of New York. Johnston died in Middletown, Connecticut on February 28, 1923. From the description of Henry Phelps Johnston papers, 1858-1882 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169937 Henry Phelps Johnston was born ...

Connecticut. General Assembly

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Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945

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George Dudley Seymour was born on October 6, 1859 in Bristol, Connecticut. He died on June 21, 1945 in New Haven, Connecticut. Seymour was a practicing patent attorney, antiquarian, historian, author, and city planner. Seymour wrote and published several articles and books. His primary areas of focus were the history of the Seymour family, the life of the patriot Nathan Hale, New Haven city planning, and many individuals and topics of interest in Connecticut history. His major works include: The...

Tully, William, 1785-1859

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Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867

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President of Yale College. From the description of Jeremiah Day letter, 1837 Mar. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 747722580 From the description of Autograph, signed : Yale College, 1838 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535739 Author of Algebra (1814). President of Yale University, 1817-1846. From the description of Letter of recommendation, Connecticut, [18--?]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122529651 ...

Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862-1965

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Athlete, educator. Great baseball player at Yale College (1880s). Attended Springfield College, a YMCA training school, became coach at University of Chicago (1892). A founder of Western Athletic Conference, National Collegiate Athletic Association and American Football Coaches Association. Member of U. S. Olympic Committee (1916-32). Retired after forty-one years at University of Chicago and became coach at College of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. (1933-1946). Left C. O. P. and became coach at ...

Dana, James, 1735-1812

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American clergyman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to his son [Samuel Whittelsey Dana], 1808 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870619 ...

Lee, William H.

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Blumer, George, 1872-1962

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George Blumer was born in Darlington, England, on March 16, 1872. His family immigrated to the United States in 1886, settling in Sierra Madre, California. He received his medical degree from Cooper Medical College in 1891. After working for some time in San Francisco, Blumer went east to work at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Between 1896 and 1903, he served as director of the Bender Laboratory in Albany, New York. To help his ailing father, Blumer returned to San Francisco and stayed there...

Halsted, William, 1852-1922

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Adams, Daniel, 1773-1864

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Yale University. History.

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Baldwin, Roger Sherman, 1826-1856.

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Childs, Daniel Brewer.

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LaFarge, Louis Bancel, 1900-

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Hand, Learned, 1872-1961

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Attorney and Federal judge. Practiced law, Albany, N.Y., and N.Y.C., 1897-1909; U.S. District judge, Southern District N.Y., 1909-1924; Judge, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1924-1961; Senior Circuit Judge, 1939-1951. Member and co-founder, American Law Institute. 15 LL.D.'s including Harvard U. 1939, Cambridge (England) 1952. Author of numerous legal and non-legal articles, memorials, etc.; Holmes lecturer, Harvard Law School, 1958. From the description of Papers of Learned Hand, ...

Elkin, William L. (William Lewis), 1855-1933

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Dahl, Lewis Curtis.

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Hale, Enoch, 1753-1837

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Born in Coventry, Connecticut, October 28, 1753; brother of Nathan Hale; graduate of Yale College (1773); Congregational clergyman in Westhampton, Massachusetts (1778-1828). From the description of Sermon no. 851 : Westhampton, [Mass.], 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146141 Enoch Hale, born in Coventry, Connecticut on October 28, 1753, was the brother of the famed Nathan Hale. He graduated from Yale College in 1773 and served as a Congregational clergyman in Westham...

Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885

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Charles Babbage was a mathematician and inventor. From the guide to the Charles Babbage selected correspondence, 1827-1871, 1827-1871, (American Philosophical Society) Chemist; professor at Yale, from 1853. Son of Benjamin Silliman, also a chemist, geologist, and Yale professor, 1802-1852. From the description of Correspondence, 1875-1884. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31440798 This is Benjamin Silliman, Jr., a chemist and professor at Yal...

Bigelow, Poultney, 1855-1954

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Poultney Bigelow (b. September 10, 1855, New York City-d. May 28, 1954, Malden-on-Hudson, New York), was the son of John Bigelow, American Ambassador to France under Abraham Lincoln. He grew up in France, and also in Germany, where he became friends with Prince William, later emperor of Germany. Bigelow studied at Yale University, and began practicing law, but was more interested in politics and writing. He is perhaps best remembered as a journalist. He was editor of Outing magazine and later co...

Peck, Tracy, 1838-1921.

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Tracy Peck (1785-1862) of Bristol, Connecticut, and his wife, Sally Adams, had nine surviving children: Epaphroditus (1812-1857), Sarah Tracy (1816-1894), Rachel Ripley (1818-1908), Joseph Adams (1824-1908), Josiah Tracy (b. 1826), Eliza J. (1828-1847), Henry Adams (July 26, 1832-February 11, 1914), Kezia Adams (1834-1917), and Tracy (1838-1921). Henry Adams Peck was a captain in Company I of the 10th Connecticut Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The younger Tracy Peck graduated from Yale ...

Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Taft, Horace Dutton, 1861-1943

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Editor and academician, brother of President William Howard Taft. Founded Taft School, Watertown, Conn., tutored Latin at Yale, taught English at Williams College, and edited Walden and Nineteenth century letters. From the description of Letter to Byron Johnson Rees, 1919 June 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54674263 Horace Taft was founder and headmaster of Taft School in Watertown, Conn., and brother of William Howard Taft. From the descriptio...