Maxwell E. Foster papers
Scope and Contents
- 1809 - 1982
- Majority of material found within 1850 - 1923
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
6.63 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Maxwell E. Foster (1901-1983)
Biographical information taken from printed obituary in collection.
The finding aid for this collection is compiled from individual preliminary lists for each acquisition that were created at or around the time of receipt by the library. The preliminary lists were migrated to comply with current archival descriptive standards and merged into a single file in 2007-2008. As part of the migration, modifications were made to the formatting of individual lists; however, the content of the lists was neither modified nor verified.
As a rule, descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section is drawn in large part from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Former call numbers: Uncat MSS 61, Uncat MSS 89, Uncat Za File 674, and Uncat Za File 700.
- Guide to the Maxwell E. Foster Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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