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Trumbull College manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 331

Scope and Contents

This finding aid encompasses material that was deposited at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library in 1972 by Trumbull College; this material pertains to Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785), Jonathan Trumbull (1740-1809), and John Trumbull.


  • 1743-1830




Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Trumbull College Manuscript Collection is the physical property of Trumbull College, 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

Deposited at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library in 1972 by Trumbull College, Yale University.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL


Contains legal documents signed by Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785) while governor, and one letter from him to Jonathan Trumbull (1740-1809); a letter from George Washington to Jonathan Trumbull (1740-1809); letters between John Trumbull and various people, regarding his paintings and exhibitions; receipts relating to his work; and draft and printed versions of the handbill announcing the print of his "The Declaration of Independence."

Processing Information

This finding aid was produced from a previously existing inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained.
Guide to the Trumbull College Manuscript Collection
by Beinecke Staff
October 1997
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

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Repository Details

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
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