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Bates family papers

Call Number: MS 65
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a small amount of material concerning members of the Bates family of Springfield, Massachusetts. Included are a few items of correspondence, a journal of court cases in Springfield, and papers relating to the Yale careers of Elijah Bates (class of 1794) and Isaac C. Bates (class of 1802).

The papers were acquired through gifts from W. B. Greenough in 1944, from Gelston Hardy in 1965, and by purchase in 1968.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of W.B. Greenough, 1944, and of Gelston Hardy, 1965; further material purchased in 1968.

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Related Names
Bates family
Language of Materials