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Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell Project records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 469

Scope and Contents

The records consist of scrapbooks and photostats of correspondence and clippings documenting the purchase of James Boswell's private papers by Yale University.

Dates

  • 1927-1949

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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/mssa.ru.0469

Overview

The records consist of scrapbooks and photostats of correspondence and clippings documenting the purchase of James Boswell's private papers by Yale University.

Separated Materials

8 folders containing original letters and cables to, and copies of letters and cables from, Lt. Col. Ralph H. Isham, being his correspondence with Joyce Lady Talbot and others concerning the purchase of the Boswell papers were returned to donor, June 2008.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 32-E (YRG 32-E), Records of Yale University Library programs, projects, and committees.
Title
Guide to the Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell Project Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
November 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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