Robert Frederic Metzdorf autograph collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of approximately sixty letters and signed documents, chiefly of United States cabinet members and other government officials. The collection was donated to Yale University in several gifts during the 1950s by Robert F. Metzdorf, Curator of Manuscripts and University Archivist.
- Metzdorf, Robert F. (Robert Frederic), 1912- (Collector)
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
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
Gift of Robert F. Metzdorf in the 1950s.
The letters are arranged alphabetically by personal name.
0.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
A collection of letters and signed documents, chiefly of United States cabinet members and other government officials.
- Guide to the Robert F. Metzdorf Autograph Collection
- Under Revision
- compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
- July 1982
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)
Sterling Memorial Library
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New Haven, CT 06511