Stephen P. Broker
An extensive color slide, color print, and rubbing collection of colonial New England gravestones from Cape Cod, Boston, and Connecticut. The color slides currently number 800 images, and they are being added to in the weeks and months ahead. Some copies of slides have been placed in the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute collection of educational materials for classroom use.
A photocopied collection of sermons by Increase Mather, Cotton Mather, and Jonathan Edwards from the late seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth century, obtained from Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. These sermons serve as an important source of information on the Puritan worldview and the Puritan understanding of death and the afterlife.