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W. Cameron Caswell and John Marshall Holcombe, Jr. collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1637

Scope and Contents

The Cameron Caswell and John M. Holcombe, Jr. Collection consists of correspondence and legal documents which bear the signatures of United States presidents, vice-presidents, presidential cabinet members, and other historical figures. Portraits and photographs of the presidents complete the collection.

These materials were collected by John M. Holcombe, Jr. and his son-in-law, Cameron Caswell, class of 1939, and were donated to Manuscripts and Archives in 1992.

Dates

  • 1787-1962

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers must use the photocopies of the presidential material rather than the originals.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. 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

The materials were collected by John M. Holcombe, Jr. and his son-in-law, W. Cameron Caswell, Yale Class of 1939, and were donated in 1992.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

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.1637

Overview

The collection consists of correspondence and legal documents bearing the signatures of United States presidents, vice-presidents, cabinet members, and other historical figures. Portraits and photographs of the presidents complete the collection.
Title
Guide to the W. Cameron Caswell and John Marshall Holcombe, Jr. Collection
Author
compiled by Carol King
Date
April 1994
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • August 1998: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

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)