Collection ID: MS 1229

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Woodruff, Timothy L. (Timothy Lester), 1858-1913
Date:
1776-1904
Abstract:
Family correspondence of John Woodruff and his son, Timothy Lester Woodruff. Included are several items documenting John Woodruff's career as a Congressman from Connecticut (1855-1857; 1859-1861) and his election on the American Party ticket. Also in the papers is a letter from Samuel Scott, an ancestor of the family, written while serving in the American Revolution.
Extent:
0.25 Linear Feet
Language:
English

Background

Rules or conventions:
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Scope and Content:

Family correspondence of John Woodruff and his son, Timothy Lester Woodruff. Included are several items documenting John Woodruff's career as a Congressman from Connecticut (1855-1857; 1859-1861) and his election on the American Party ticket. Also in the papers is a letter from Samuel Scott, an ancestor of the family, written while serving in the American Revolution.

Biographical / Historical:

John Woodruff: member of Common Council of New Haven, Ct., from 1848; member Connecticut General Assembly, 1852; member of Congress, 1855-1857, 1859-1861; Collector of Internal Revenue for Connecticut, 1862-1868.

Timothy L. Woodruff: president Maltine Manufacturing Co. and Pneumelectric Machine Co., Syracuse; lieutenant-governor of New York, 1897-1903.

Notes:

HM 86 - Scrapbooks. Correspondence, memorabilia and clippings relating to T.L. Woodruff, his activities in the Republican Party and as lieutenant governor of New York, 1897-1903.

Microfilm. New Haven, Yale University Library, 1979. 13 reels / 65 v. [Vol. 48 is missing].

Note: Numbers listed in the Folder column indicate volumes.

DateReelFolder1847 Sep 28- 1897 Apr 2111-41897 Apr 21 - 1898 May 3124-81898 Jun 1 - 1899 Sep 1738-131899 Sep 17 - 1900 Jun 20414-181900 Jun 20 - 1901 Aug 25519-231901 Aug 25 - 1902 Sep 10624-281902 Sep 10 - 1903 Dec 17729-331903 Dec 17 - 1905 Dec 27834-391905 Dec 27 - 1907 Jul 3940-451907 Jul 5 - 1907 Dec 171046-471908 Mar 4 - 1908 Dec 31049-521908 Dec 3 - 1910 Jul 61153-581910 Jul 6 - 1912 Jun 51259-631912 Jun 5 - 1913 Oct 201364-66

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu