Sargent family papers, 1871-1974 (inclusive), 1871-1927 (bulk).


Sargent family. Sargent family papers, 1871-1974 (inclusive), 1871-1927 (bulk).

Sargent family papers, 1871-1974 (inclusive), 1871-1927 (bulk).

Formerly titled the Henry Bradford Sargent Papers. Correspondence, office files, financial papers, printed matter and memorabilia documenting Sargent's close association with Yale University, as member of the Yale Corporation (1902-1920) and as secretary of the class of 1871 of the Sheffield Scientifc School. Having been an oarsman for Yale, he retained an interest in rowing and papers on the building of the Yale boat house and the four-oared crew which went to Philadelphia in 1876 are included in the collection. Yale officials with whom he corresponded include George A. Adee, Walter Camp, Russell Chittenden, George Parmly Day, Henry W. Farnam, Arthur T. Hadley and Anson Phelps Stokes. Also included are business papers of Sargent & Company, a hardware manufacturing concern which he headed, and records and correspondence from various social and political organizations. An addition to the colletion (box 6) includes materials relating to other Sargent family members.

2 .75 linear feet (6 boxes)

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