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Yale University--History--19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fletcher Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F63
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1848-1849, to Elizabeth H. Fletcher from Maria Farnum (concerning her alcoholic father) and Abby [?]; and letters, 1849-1850, to Lydia H. Fletcher from son S.W. Fletcher while attending Yale University (concerning the Brothers Society and the Linonian Society) and daughter Elizabeth H. Fletcher.

James K. Duke Letter to Basil Duke

Identifier: SC 01334
Scope and Contents

Letter written by James K. Duke of Scott, Kentucky to his son Basil Duke, a student at Yale College. The letter chastizes Basil for not writing home soon after an illness and thus upsetting his mother. It is also a response to what appears to be a complaint of Basil's that Yale professors are biased towards southerners. His father disagrees and provides reasons as to why and also offers him advice. A typed transcription is included.

Denison Olmsted's "Outlines of a Course of Lectures" with Student Notes

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas3
Scope and Contents

Two bound books by Denison Olmsted, Outlines of a course of Lectures on Meteorology, Addressed to the Senior Class in Yale College and Outlines of a Course of Lectures on Astronomy, Addressed to the Senior Class in Yale College, each page interweaved with another page of notes.