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Yale University--History--19th Century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Tyrolea Music Book


Identifier: 00-2011-79-0
Scope and Contents The Tyrolea Music Book (2011-79-0) is a collection of music. Inside the front cover is a watercolor with a banner with the word, “Tyrolea.” Tyrolea is the name of a club that existed at Yale; founded in 1854 and lasted for about five years.  Because of the anonymous nature of this item it is difficult to claim if the book was actually produced for the club. Tyrolea is probably a reference to Tyrol; a region in Europe around Austria. Tyrolean, for example, is used to describe a hat also known...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: c.1854; Other: Date acquired: 08/06/2011

Charles H. Warren manuscript


Identifier: 00-1972-128-0
Scope and Contents

The Charles H. Warren manuscript (1972-128-0) is a typescript biography of Benjamin Silliam (1779-1864) written by Charles H. Warren for Dictionary of American Biography in 1936. Benjamin Silliman was an American chemist and one of the first American professors of science. He was the first individual to distill petroleum.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1936; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1971