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Series III. Artifacts

Call Number: JWJ MSS 54

Scope and Contents

Artifacts date from the 1910s to the 1940s, and consist largely of decorative plates, souvenir utensils, lapel buttons, and other forms of memorabilia. Additional items include a collection box from the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and a bust of Booker T. Washington.


  • 1728 - 1991
  • Majority of material found within 1850 - 1970


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Box 105 (film): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.