Baldwin Family Papers


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Object ID:
MS 55
Accession #:
SERIES VII, ROGER SHERMAN BALDWIN
Category:
Collections of Papers
Creator:
Roger Sherman Baldwin
Date:
between 1796 and 1862
Collection:
Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library
Held at:
Sterling Memorial Library
Size:
110 linear feet
Description:
The papers detail the personal lives, including and professional careers of several generations and family lines of the Baldwin family. The legal, political, and business activities of family members in Connecticut, New York, and elsewhere are documented. Major topics include: family, women, law, education, Connecticut and New York politics and government, New Haven, Connecticut, and Yale University.

SERIES VII, ROGER SHERMAN BALDWIN, 1793-1863, contains the account books, daybooks, legal papers, briefs, printed material, student papers, and other items documenting the life of Roger Sherman Baldwin, the noted Connecticut lawyer, governor, and senator. Account books date from 1796-1860, while legal papers and briefs (boxes 134-144) date from 1812-1862, and include information on ...
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