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George Burton Adams papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 30

Scope and Contents

The George Burton Adams Papers consists of approcimately 6,000 items. Includes correspondence concerning English history, the Yale History Department, the relationship of graduate to undergraduate education at Yale and in general, the American Historical Association, and the American Historical Review. Includes correspondence with British and American historians.

Dates

  • 1879 - 1980

Creator

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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 George B. Adams and Ruth Adams, 1942.

Arrangement

The Papers of George Burton Adams are filed according to subjects provided by Adams and described in the inventory. The original arrangement provided by Adams has been retained. Because only a part of Adams' papers were given to the library, many of the numerical files are nonexistent. The original numbering has been preserved.

Extent

9.42 Linear Feet (17 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/mssa.ms.0030

Overview

The George Burton Adams Papers consist of approcimately 6,000 items. Includes correspondence concerning English history, the Yale History Department, the relationship of graduate to undergraduate education at Yale and in general, the American Historical Association, and the American Historical Review. Includes correspondence with British and American historians.

Biographical / Historical

Professor of history at Yale University, 1888-1925; Ph.D. University of Leipzig, 1886; editor of American History Review, 1895-1913; editor and author of numerous books and articles.

Processing Information

The original arrangement of Professor Adams has been retained. Because only a part of Adams' papers were given to the library, many of the numerical files are nonexistent. The original numbering has been preserved for files 1-294. File numbering for files 295-315 was supplied by staff during processing.
Title
Guide to the George Burton Adams Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
February 1984
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

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

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