Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive), (Archival material, 1721) [WorldCat.org]
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Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive),

Author: Farnam family.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Account books
Deeds
Diaries
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Named Person: William Appleton Aiken; Charles A Andrews; Kan'ichi Asakawa; Edward E Atwater; Leonard Woolsey Bacon; Simeon E Baldwin; Thomas H Beers; Poultney Bigelow; James S Bingham; J M Bouton; Samuel A Bowles; John Green Brady; John B Burnham; Samuel Clarke Bushnell; William H Carmalt; R H Chittenden; James Fairbanks Colby; Charles Collins; John Churton Collins; James Lewis Cowles; Leonard Mayhew Daggett; Edward Salisbury Dana; James Dwight Dana; Clive Day; Chauncey M Depew; Franklin Bowditch Dexter; Nathan P Dodge; Thomas Clark Durant; Timothy Dwight; Daniel Cady Eaton; Charles William Eliot; George B Ely; Richard T Ely; Henry W Farnam; Henry Farnam; William Whitman Farnam; Irving Fisher; Frederick T Frelinghuysen; J Willard Gibbs; Samuel Gompers; Thomas Dwight Goodell; Chauncey Goodrich; Henry Solon Graves; George Walton Greene; George Bird Grinnell; Josiah Bushnell Grinnell; Arthur Twining Hadley; William S Halstead; Albert Bushnell Hart; John Henry; Edward Claudius Herrick; Thomas Hooker; William Dean Howells; Edward H Hume; William Lathrop Kingsley; John Koren; Francis E Leupp; Henry Gould Lewis; Simon Newcomb; Robert Treat Paine; Francis Greenwood Peabody; John P Peters; Gifford Pinchot; Noah Porter; Samuel B Reed; Alfred Riggs; T Lawrason Riggs; Alfred Lawrence Ripley; Charles Ruggles; Carl Schurz; Edwin R A Seligman; James R Sheffield; Joseph E Sheffield; Benjamin Silliman; Anson Phelps Stokes; William Graham Sumner; Horace Dutton Taft; William H Taft; F W Taussig; Lyman Trumbull; Booker T Washington; Geo H Watrous; Irene Weir; John F Weir; William H Whitman; Amos Parker Wilder; Clinton Rogers Woodruff; Theodore Dwight Woolsey; Farnham family.; Keep family.; Porter family.; Schwab family.; Whitman family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Farnam family.
OCLC Number: 702153470
Description: 161.5 linear ft
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Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the Midwest. Materials documenting the New Haven and Northampton Company, Chicago and Rock Island Railroad, Mississippi and Missouri Valley Railroad, Northern Indiana Railroad, and Peoria and Bureau Valley Railroad is arranged here. The papers of Henry Walcott Farnam include personal and professional correspondence, financial papers, writings, subject files and scrapbooks relating to his family, life in New Haven, student and teaching experiences at Yale, membership in local, state, and national academic and reform organizations, and philanthropic activities on behalf of educational and charitable institutions. The papers of William Whitman Farnam include correspondence and topical files relating to family matters, Yale University, and New Haven Park Commission activities.

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