[New Haven, Ct: c. 1863]. Album of engraved and photographic portraits of the 1863 members of DKE. The... Read More about Delta Kappa Epsilon [binding heading
Princeton, NJ: 1947. The total edition was 356 examples of which 53 were destroyed. A very detailed etching typical of the meticulous style of Arms, renowned for his prolific printmaking, specifically of Gothic architecture. Julian P. Boyd was a librarian (1940-52), and later history professor at Princeton University. His preservation..... Read More about Etching of the Herbert Lowell Dillon Gymnasium at Princeton, NJ
1917- 1936. GROTON SCHOOL. A photographic chronicle of the first two decades in the life of Gordon Auchincloss from infancy to college. Highlights include the Groton School 50th Anniversary, June, 1934 with Fraklin D. Roosevelt pictured seated in the center of the porch, the Groton Football team of which Gordon..... Read More about 2 Photograph Albums of Gordon Auchincloss including images from his years at the Groton School...
Princeton, N.J: The Princeton University Press, 1899. With completed score sheet, showing Princeton the victor, 6-2. Read More about Official Souvenir Score Card of the Yale-Princeton Baseball Game. University Field. Saturday June...
vp: 1937-1978. An archive of material relating to the career of Ivan Black (1903-1979), a well-connected New York City publicist whose work brought him into contact with a wide variety of entertainers, including many prominent mid-century African American musicians and writers. Black graduated from Harvard, class of 1924, cum laude..... Read More about Papers of New York publicist Ivan Black
[N.p., Massachusetts: 1915]. Hunting in the Sheslay River, British Columbia, 1915. Superb record of an expedition by Harvard graduates of the class of 1915 Richard Bullock (of Fitchburg, Mass.) and Robert Winthrop Kean (of the prominent New Jersey family), in the Carriar district of British Columbia. The party went in..... Read More about Typescript diary and photograph album of a 1915 hunting expedition to British Columbia
Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company. The Riverside Press, Cambridge [London: Trübner & Co.], 1878. Holmes edited this last book by his classmate and friend Edward H. Clarke (1820-77), an essay left unfinished at Clarke’s death. It is a study of hallucinations and visions, and what causes them. The effects of..... Read More about Visions: A Study of False Sight (Pseudopia.)...With an Introduction and Memorial Sketch by Oliver...
Jamaica Plain: July 2nd, 1877. Reading in part:" I send you for your monthly an essay I wrote, a year or two since, for a friend to read to a literary society..."Abolitionist, Transcendentalist, editor of the liberal Western Messenger. He purchased the Brook Farm in 1855, but never was able..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed. To Walter Sawyer
N.p: "Xmas Day", 1908. "I am smoking your health" A photo postcard showing Twain smoking a pipe in a windowsill at Stormfield, flanked by his business advisor Ralph Ashcroft and his secretary Isabel Lyon. In full: "Dear Mr. Coe: I am smoking your health in your noble cigars. I wish..... Read More about Autograph postcard, signed ("SLC"), on Christmas Day
London: 1792. Each signed on front pastedown by Alistair Cooke Harvard, January, 1933. Purchased while he was putting on Plays at Harvard for the Hasty Pudding. Read More about Bell's Theatre
[New Haven: Skull and Bones, 1910]. SKULL AND BONES, 1910. Edward Harris "Ted" Coy (1888 – 1935) was one of Yale's greatest football player and then coach. Coy was selected as a first-team All-American three straight years from 1907 to 1909 and was later selected as the fullback on Walter..... Read More about Skull and Bones. Edward H. (Ted) Coy's copy signed by him below his photograph. Captain of the...
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953. First edition, #84 of 350 copies, signed by Cummings. Six Nonlectures are the text for the 1952-53 series of Charles Eliot Norton lectures given at Harvard by cummings entitled, "i & my parents," "i & their son," "i & selfdiscovery," "i & you & is,"..... Read More about Six Nonlectures
New Haven: by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1795. With an untitled poem on page 38. Read More about The Heavenly Mansions. : A Sermon preached May 14, 1795, in the City of New-Haven, at the...
New Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1784. First edition. Read More about Yale-College Subject to the General Assembly. [Caption title:] The right of the General Assembly...
Boston: Printed by S. Kneeland ...D. Henchman, [Cornhill], 1733. First edition, with half-title. Jonathan Dickinson (1688-1747) was born in Hatfield, Massachusetts, and attended one of the earliest classes at Yale College, graduating in 1706. While there are not a lot of details of his early life, he did end up..... Read More about THE SCRIPTURE-BISHOP VINDICATED: A Defence of the Dialogue Between Praelaticus and Eleutherius,...
New-Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1798. First edition, with half-title. Read More about The Duty of Americans, at the Present Crisis, Illustrated in a Discourse, Preached on the Fourth...
New York: George Bunce, 1794. Read More about A Discourse, on the Genuineness and Authenticity of the New-Testament: delivered at New-Haven,...
New Haven, Ct: Privately Printed, 1948. First Edition, one 100 copies from the Yale University Library Gazette for October 1948. Inscribed on half title "To Mr C. Tiffany Richardson with the compliments W R Coe Feb 29, 1949." Richrdson was a golfer and a stockbroker. Read More about The William Robertson Coe Collection of Western Americana
1830s-40s. A collection of letters written to George Barrell Emerson (1797-1881), pioneer of girls' education and cousin of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson graduated from Harvard in 1817, and served as tutor in mathematics and natural philosophy there from 1819 to 1821. He left that post in 1821 to become the..... Read More about A collection of 16 ALS, being received correspondence from various New England thinkers and...
Litchfield [CT]: 12th Day of September 1781. Runaway 'Servant & Slave for Life'. An evocative Revolutionary War era court summons written on behalf of Phlimon Sanford, who was seeking compensation from two of his neighbors for allegedly inducing one of his slaves to runaway. Reading in part: "In the name..... Read More about Autograph document signed Andrew Adams ("Andr: Adams Assistant") to the...
Stuttgart und Tübingen: J.G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1854. A Distinguished American Provenance, Benjamin Pierce. Inscribed on the flyleaf, “Charles Henry Davis with the love of his Friend and Brother Benjamin Pierce Junction Grove 19 Nov '58.”Benjamin Pierce was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He..... Read More about Goethe's Sammtliche Werke
Cambridge: Charles W. Sever, University Bookstore, 1880. Sixth Edition. Author's very popular first book which first appeared in the Harvard Lampoon as "The Wallflowers" in January, 1878. Read More about The Little Tin Gods-on-wheels, or, Society in our Modern Athens : a trilogy after the manner of...
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. Second edition. Felton was the President of Harvard University and a famous classical scholar, the last 300 pages are devoted to Modern Greece. Read More about Greece, Ancient and Modern. Lectures delivered before the Lowell Institute
New haven: 1865. James Hadley (March 10, 1821 - November 14, 1872), American scholar, was born in Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York, where his father was professor of chemistry at Fairfield Medical College.At the age of nine an accident left him lame for life. He graduated from Yale University in..... Read More about From the Yale Yearbook 1865 Photograph, Signed. WITH: on reverse an unidentified portrait
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co, nd. Inscribed on the preface page by the composer "Mr. Tony Lavelli/ William C. Handy/ 9/9/1951." Lavelli was a Yale graduate, NBA basketball player and a composer and accordionist. Accompanied with Lavelli's own sheet musicHandy was a composer and musician and was known as..... Read More about Signed Sheet Music "They that sow in tears (shall reap in joy