Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive), 1850-1937 (bulk).

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Farnam family. Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive), 1850-1937 (bulk).

Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive), 1850-1937 (bulk).

Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the Midwest. Materials documenting the New Haven and Northampton Company, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad, Mississippi and Missouri Valley Railroad, Northern Indiana Railroad, and Peoria and Bureau Valley Railroad is arranged here. The papers of Henry Walcott Farnam include personal and professional correspondence, financial papers, writings, subject files and scrapbooks relating to his family, life in New Haven, student and teaching experiences at Yale, membership in local, state, and national academic and reform organizations, and philanthropic activities on behalf of educational and charitable institutions. The papers of William Whitman Farnam include correspondence and topical files relating to family matters, Yale University, and New Haven Park Commission activities.

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Carmalt, William Henry, 1836-1929,

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William H. Carmalt: practiced medicine at St. Luke's Hospital, N.Y.C.; private practice in New York, until the Civil War, during which he served as surgeon; from 1870-1874 studied medicine in Europe; in 1876 moved to New Haven, Connecticut, and opened practice as an ophthomologist; in 1879 became professor of ophthomology at Yale Medical School; later professor of surgery; surgeon and member of board of directors of New Haven Hospital, 1881-1894. From the description of William Henry...

Reed, Samuel B., 1818-1921.

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Bingham, James S.

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Boardman Training School.

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Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916

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Congregational minister, president of Yale. From the description of Letters of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1894-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812954 ...

Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926

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Collins, John Churton, 1848-1908

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Durant, Thomas Clark, 1820-1885

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Wilder, Amos Parker, 1862.

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Koren, John, 1861-1923

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Grinnell, Josiah Bushnell, 1821-1891

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Abolitionist; Iowa state senator, 1856-1860; Iowa congressman, 1863-1867; founder of Grinnell College. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C, to [Elliot W. Rice?], 1864 June 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32363827 ...

Baldwin, Simeon E. (Simeon Eben), 1840-1927

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Simeon Eben Baldwin (1840-1927) graduated from Yale University in 1861, became a member of the bar in 1863, and was founder of the American Bar Association in 1878 and its president in 1890. He served as the Association's Director of the Bureau of Comparative Law (1907-1919), as an Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut, as the state's governor (1910-1914), and produced numerous articles and books. From the description of Diaries, 1851-1924 [microform...

Andrews, Charles A.

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Lewis, Henry Gould, 1820-1891

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Peters, John P. (John Punnett), 1852-1921

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Epithet: archaeologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x0000c4 In 1887, the University of Pennsylvania agreed to sponsor an expedition to the Near East. The idea was conceived by Reverend John Punnett Peters, University of Pennsylvania Professor of Hebrew and already a fund-raiser for William Hayes Ward of New York who made a site survey in Babylonia in 1885. Peters raised interest among Ph...

Philadelphia Social Science Association

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Ernest Minor Patterson, President, American Academy of Political and Social Science. From the description of Letter, 1937, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878300 The American Academy of Political and Social Science was organized in 1869. From the description of Subscription book, 1891-1911. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63615256 ...

Union Pacific railroad company

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Served Oklahoma and other Western states. From the description of Union Pacific collection, 1930-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972329 The story of the Union Pacific Railroad's involvement with oil and the Tidelands goes back to at least 1911 when the State of California granted the City of Long Beach its tidelands properties for development of commerce, navigation, fisheries, and recreation under a public trust doctine, meaning any development and revenues from such...

Yale University. South Middle College Restoration Committee.

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Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895

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Daniel Cady Eaton: botanist; studied botany at Yale University, 1853-1857, and at Harvard with Asa Gray; in 1864 became professor of botany at Yale until his death in 1895; author of several books. From the description of Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895) papers, 1854-1897 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167519 Daniel Cady Eaton: botanist; studied botany at Yale University, 1853-1857, and at Harvard with Asa Gray; in 1864 became professor of botany at...

Carnegie Institute of Washington.

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Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938

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George Bird Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on 20 Sept. 1849. His father prospered after the Civil War with a wholesale dry goods business. He eventually developed an investment firm in which he hoped his son would develop an interest. While a student at Yale University, however, young Grinnell went on a fossil and dinosaur expedition to the west led by Professor O.C. Marsh. By 1874 Grinnell dissolved the investment firm his father had founded and moved to New Haven, Conn., to work with Mar...

Aiken, William Appleton, 1907-1957

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William Appleton Aiken received his B.A. from Yale in 1929, a M. Litt. degree from Cambridge in 1932; and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1939. He was an instructor in history at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, from 1938-1940; and an assistant professor of English history at Lehigh University from 1941-1946, an associate professor from 1946-1949, and a professor from 1946-1957. During World War II, Aiken served from 1942-1946 in United States Army military intelligence. From 1942-1943, he worked ...

Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947

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Irving Fisher (1867-1947) was an economist and professor of political economy at Yale University from 1898 to 1935. He specialized in monetary economics and in the application of mathematical techniques to the solution of economic problems. From the description of Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314185 From the guide to the Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943

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Hart graduated from Harvard in 1880 and taught history and government at Harvard from 1889-1926. From the description of Papers of Albert Bushnell Hart, 1874-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973059 American historian who studied at Harvard, as well as in Paris, Berlin, and Freiburg, where he earned his Ph.D. He taught at Harvard from 1883-1897, and served as president of the American Historical Association in 1909 and of the American Political Sc...

Goodell, Thomas Dwight, 1854-1920

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Thomas Dwight Goodell was a professor of Greek at Yale College, 1888-1920. From the description of Thomas Dwight Goodell writings on Greek study and teaching, 1888-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77649307 From the description of Thomas Dwight Goodell writings on Greek study and teaching, 1888-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702153230 Thomas Dwight Goodell was born on November 8, 1854 in Ellington, Connecticut and died on June 20, 1920 in New Haven, Connect...

Keep family.

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Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928

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Charles Ranlett Flint (1850-1934) was a financial capitalist, merchant and industrial consolidator. He entered the shipping business and worked for commission merchants in New York City. Popularly known as the "Father of Trusts", he was responsible for many industrial consolidations and mergers. From the guide to the Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, 1885-1915, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) was a lawye...

Bacon, Leonard Woolsey, 1830-1907

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American author and historian. From the description of Letter and an envelope, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367573526 American Congregational clergyman. From the guide to the Leonard Woolsey Bacon letters and autograph, 1848, 1867, 1868, 1870, 1876, 1881, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Clergyman and physician. From the description of Leonard Woolsey Bacon correspondence, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Frelinghauysen, Frederick Theodore, 1817-1885.

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Riggs, Alfred L. (Alfred Longley), 1837-1916

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Presbyterian missionary. From the description of Notes on Ponca and Dakota languages, 1872 January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461034 From the guide to the Notes on Ponca and Dakota languages, 1872, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Hopkins Grammar School

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American Missionary Association

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Known chiefly for its educational work among African Americans, the American Missionary Association also worked with other ethnic groups. From the description of American Missionary Association records, 1820's-1870's (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 668992371 ...

Farnam, Henry W. (Henry Walcott), 1853-1933

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Graves, Henry Solon, 1871-1951

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Henry Solon Graves was born on May 3, 1871 in Marietta, Ohio. He was a forester and organized the School of Forestry at Yale University. Graves died in Brattleboro, Vermont on March 7, 1951. Graves attended Yale University (B.A. 1892, M.A. 1900), Harvard University, and the University of Munich, Germany. From 1900-1910, he was director of the Yale Forestry School. Graves was chief forester of the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1910-1920. In 1923 he returned to Yale University, where he was ...

Dexter, Franklin Bowditch, 1842-1920

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Epithet: Assistant Librarian Yale College British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x0000a2 Franklin B. Dexter: librarian and administrator of Yale University; began work in Yale Library in 1867, remaining until 1912 when he became librarian emeritus; from 1867-1907 responsible for cataloguing the Yale Library; also a historian and genealogist; edited histories of Yale and Connecticut, and Obituary Register of Ya...

Dana, Edward Salisbury, 1849-1935

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