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William J. Minor horse racing papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 304

Scope and Contents

This finding aid encompasses accessions of materials pertaining to William J. Minor and horse racing.

Dates

  • 1815-1866

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Box 3: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Conditions Governing Use

The William J. Minor Horse Racing Papers are 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

Gift of Mrs. David Wagstaff, 1951 and 1954.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.minor

Overview

Contains letters to Minor regarding horse racing and horse pedigrees, including letters from Cadwallader R. Colden and Sanders Dewees Bruce; notes on horse races and pedigrees; proceedings of the Natchez Jockey Club, of which Minor was secretary; manuscript articles about horses, possibly by Minor; and an obituary for Minor from "Turf, Field, and Farm."

Processing Information

This finding aid was produced from a previously existing card set in the Manuscripts Catalog, or from another inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. If the collection also contains unlisted or unsorted material, this has been noted in the box-and-folder list.
Title
Guide to the William J. Minor Horse Racing Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
by Beinecke Staff
Date
July 1997
Description rules
Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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