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Bushnell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 118

Scope and Contents

This collection consists chiefly of legal papers of various members of the Bushnell Family of Saybrook, Connecticut. Most of the legal documents relate to the purchase of land and other financial transactions. Also included are the compositions of Lydia O. Dibble, a cousin of Ida Bushnell.

A small amount of the Bushnell Family Papers were transferred from the Yale Divinity School. The majority were received from an unknown donor in 1969.

Dates

  • 1713-1908

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

A small amount of the papers were transferred from the Yale Divinity School; the remainder was given by an unknown donor in 1969.

Arrangement

Arranged by family member.

Extent

0.25 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.ms.0118

Overview

Chiefly legal papers of various members of the Bushnell family of Saybrook, Conn. relating to the purchase of land and other financial transactions. The compositions of Lydia O. Dibble, a cousin of Ida Bushnell, include an essay on the death of a friend (1848).
Title
Guide to the Bushnell Family Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
April 1892
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:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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