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Yale Library

Yale and Slavery: Civil War Memorial

Bibliographic list of source materials on Yale and slavery.

The Civil War Memorial

This section of the subject guide provides archival documentation on the efforts to construct the Yale Civil War Memorial.  The archival records contain digitized folders of letters, memoranda, and official records from several collections in the University Archives that document the efforts of Yale alumni to create the memorial beginning as early as July of 1865 and leading to its dedication in 1915.  

Archival materials

Committee on Commemorating the Service of Yale Men in the Civil War Records (RU 528). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

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Committee on the Civil War Memorial, Yale University, Records (RU 529). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

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Folders 11 and 12

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Office of the Secretary, Yale University, Records (RU 49).  Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library. 

Series II Box 2 Folder 287

Series IV Box 270 Folder 5

Committees of Yale University, Records (RU 153). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library

Accession 1937-A-003 Box 1 folder 4 - Civil War Memorial Committee Meeting Minutes, 1909-1915