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James Marshall Osborn Research Files

Call Number: OSB MSS 333
Scope and Contents
Lecture and class notes, research files and other papers, card indexes, and microfilms compiled by James Marshall Osborn during the course of his studies at Columbia University and Oxford University, as well as his time teaching and curating at Yale University, 1932-1973. Included are Osborn's paleography files, which consist of 296 examples relating to seventeenth-century English government and law. There are also three 16mm silent film reels, two of which are titled "Tour to the Hebrides."
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.

Box 25 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies are available. For further information, consult Access Services.
Conditions Governing Use
The James Marshall Osborn Research Files is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of James Marshall Osborn, 1976.
Organized into six series: I. Lecture and Class Notes, 1932-1940. II. Research Files and Other Papers, 1933-1973. III. Paleography Files, circa 1620s. IV. Index Card Files, circa 1940s-1970s. V. Audiovisual Material, 1932-1935. VI. Microfilm, circa 1950s-circa 1970s.
Majority of material found within 1932-1973
26.34 Linear Feet (35 boxes)
Related Names
Osborn, James M. (James Marshall), 1906-1976
Osborn, James M. (James Marshall), 1906-1976
Language of Materials