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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.

Dates: 1848-1850

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.

Dates: 1843 December 17

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.

Dates: Circa 1850