Drawing of the Manuscript Society House in New Haven, Connecticut.

Drawing of the Manuscript Society House in New Haven, Connecticut. From the King-Lui Wu Papers (MS 1842).

In Focus

Manuscripts and Archives has received a new collection of letters written by Henry Roe Cloud, the first self-identified Native American to graduate from Yale, thanks to the generosity of donor Ravi D. Goel (Yale College, 1993). The letters were written when Cloud was traveling on behalf of the Office of Indian Affairs, much of it addressed to his daughter, Marion Roe Cloud Hughes.

Handout for a 1994 community fair in Winslow Augustine Park, New Haven

The Greater New Haven Coalition for People Records (MS 2007) document an umbrella group of different community agencies and organizations concerned about the effect of budget cuts on programs in New Haven, including conditions and safety of public housing, and health care and low-cost prescription medication availability for low-income patients.