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Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss042
This collection includes manuscripts, account books, ships' journals, travel diaries, government manuscripts, journals, etc. purchased by Library staff and consolidated in one collection.

Dates

  • 1531-1956
  • (bulk 1804-1889)

Language of Materials

English with some manuscripts in French and German

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Items fall under different copyright restrictions. Contact Archives' staff for assistance in determining copyright.

Extent

146 items

Overview

Includes manuscripts, account books, ships' journals, travel diaries, government manuscripts, journals, etc. purchased by Library staff and consolidated in one collection.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into seven categories:
  1. Business Records
  2. Ships Journals and Log Books
  3. Government Documents
  4. Texts, Exercise Books, etc.
  5. Personal Papers
  6. Manuscripts, Articles, etc.
  7. Books
  8. Miscellaneous items

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

Items in this collection were purchased at various times before the establishment of the Manuscripts Division in 1970.

Processing Information

The finding aid written by Leslie Czechowski, June 2004.
Title
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection , 1531-1956
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
June 2004
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Collecting Area

Part of the Upper Midwest Literary Archives Collecting Area

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