Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk).

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Silliman family. Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk).

Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk).

The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution and development of science, the beginnings of scientific instruction at Yale, and many related topics are documented. Material relating to John Trumbull and the Trumbull Art Gallery at Yale is also included. Family letters and journals offer observations on local and national events, as exemplified by Maggie Lindsley's journal and letters with Benjamin Silliman relating to the Civil War.

35 linear feet (69 boxes)

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Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887

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Dix was a humanitarian crusader for the mentally ill. She investigated the conditions of the hospitalized insane in many U.S. states and some European countries, and petitioned state and national legislatures for reforms. She was also superintendent of army nurses during the Civil War. Eliot was a Unitarian minister, an educator, and assisted in the founding of Reed College in Oregon. From the description of Letters to Thomas Lamb Eliot, 1869-1885. (Harvard University). WorldCat reco...

White, Henry, 1803-1880

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Lawyer, of New Haven, Conn. From the description of Henry White papers, 1775-1915. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 352745503 Henry White: lawyer; B.A. Yale, 1821; entered into the practice of law in New Haven in 1828; specialized in the settlement of estates and care of trust funds; one of the founders and first president of the New Haven Colony Historical Society. From the description of Henry White papers, 1745-1886 (inclusive...

Pendleton, William S., 1795-1879

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Yale University. Art Gallery.

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Mantell, Gideon Algernon, 1790-1852

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Fish family.

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Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817

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Congregational clergyman and president of Yale; b. in Northampton, Mass. From the description of Deed, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976415 President of Yale College; originally of Northampton, Mass. From the description of Letter, 1798 June 01. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976765 Born in Ireland, Mathew Carey spent most of his professional career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he worked as a printer, publisher, and economist. ...

Fish, Joseph, 1706-1781

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Webster, John White, 1793-1850

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Harvard professor; murderer of Dr. Parkman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1824 May 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586850 Murderer of Dr. George Parkman. From the description of Letter : to William Hickling Prescott, 1850 Aug. 29. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41415981 Professor of chemistry at Harvard University. From the description of Letter, 1845, Sept. 24 : Cambridg...

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 ...

Delafield, Joseph, 1790-1875

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Torrey, John, 1796-1873

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Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society) John Torrey was a botanist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1835. From the description of Papers, 1819-1864. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298249 From the guide to the John Torrey papers, 1819-1864, 1819-1864, (American Philosophica...

Carpenter, George W. (George Washington), 1802-1860

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Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896

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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) American astronomer. Graduated Harvard, 1844; University of Göttingen (Germany), 1848. In 1849 he founded and became the first editor of the 'Astronomical Journal.' In 1855 he became director of the Dudley Observatory. A public controversy arose when he disagreed with the Scientific Council and Trustees of th...

Silliman, Susan Huldah Forbes, 1819-1878.

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Hubbard, Faith Wadsworth, 1812-1887

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Dickinson, Mary Fish Noyes Silliman, 1736-1818.

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Glass, Anthony, approximately 1773-1819?

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Sullivan, John L. (John Langdon), 1777-1865

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Massachusetts physician. From the description of Letter to M.S. O'Donnell, 1892 July 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54077383 ...