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Tyrolea Music Book


 Collection — Box: 1
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: Created: c.1854; Other: Date acquired: 08/06/2011

Charles H. Warren manuscript


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1972-128-0
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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: Created: 1936; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1971

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