Yale University--History--19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.