Park family papers


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Object ID:
122513396
Category:
Collections of Papers
Date:
between 1701 and 1929
Collection:
Park family papers
Held at:
Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut
Associated Place:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Size:
16 boxes
Description:
The Park family papers are composed of correspondence and other papers of Park family members collected and preserved for their autograph or historical value. The papers include six volumes of mounted autograph items as well as unbound documents of American and European authors, scientists, military leaders, statesmen, and clergymen. The papers include a large collection of documents relating to the history, faculty, and administration of Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, and of the Andover Theological Seminary. Particularly numerous are the personal and professional papers of Eliphalet Pearson. The papers also include several documents of John Hoff Duke of Charleston, South Carolina as well as estate papers of Augustine Prevost and documents relating to the early history of Wrentham, ...
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