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Yale University -Manuscripts and Archives

Yale University -Manuscripts and Archives

Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA

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Burr, Aaron Columbus, ca. 1808-1882
The papers consist of correspondence and business papers of Aaron Columbus Burr, merchant of New York City and adopted son of Aaron Burr. The papers relate to an attempt by Burr and James Grant to establish a colony for freed American slaves in Honduras. There is also material relating to the American Honduras Company, a firm formed by Burr and Grant for the cutting and exporting of mahogany.
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Lerner, Aaron Bunsen
The papers comprise biographical materials, correspondence, writings, and photographs documenting the career of Aaron Lerner in the field of medicine, specifically dermatology and pigmentation disorders. Materials relating to his Nobel Prize nomination are included.
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Cummings, Abbott Lowell, 1923-
The papers consist primarily of student research papers, photocopies of public records, and reports on historic homes of Connecticut. Files on seventeenth century domestic architecture and on one home in Massachusettes are also included. Many of the papers and reports were completed by students in Cummings's architecture history classes at Yale University, but several reports were written by Cummings.
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Fortas, Abe, 1910-1982
The papers consist of Supreme Court materials, correspondence, writings, an unpublished typescript, "The Constitution and the Presidency," by former Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas. and photographs that document the various aspects of Abe Fortas's career as a law school professor, government official, lawyer in private practice, presidential advisor, patron and practitioner of the arts, public figure, and Supreme Court justice.
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Sands, Abraham L., 1781-1840
Correspondence, orders, requisitions, legal papers, invoices, and inventories of Abraham L. Sands, Army officer. The papers relate primarily to the routine details of Army life in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. from 1818-1825. Correspondents include John C. Calhoun, Richard K. Call, Henry Dearborn, and James Wilkinson. There is also a small amount of material relating to the Sands and Beekman families.