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Agur Gilbert family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 998

Scope and Contents

Papers of the family of Agur Gilbert, wood turners and toy makers of Derby, Connecticut. Consists of family correspondence, business letters, and account books, primarily for A. Gilbert and Son.

Dates

  • 1839-1919
  • Majority of material found within 1839 - 1885

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

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.0998

Overview

Papers of the family of Agur Gilbert, wood turners and toy makers of Derby, Connecticut. Consists of family correspondence, business letters, and account books, primarily for A. Gilbert and Son.

Biographical / Historical

Agur Gilbert was born on May 2, 1807, in Huntington, Connecticut. He died on January 23, 1887, in Derby, Connecticut. His wife, Mary Louise Johnson, was born on September 28, 1808, and died on January 24, 1864, in Derby, Connecticut. They were married on February 4, 1830, in Derby, and had five children.
Title
Guide to the Agur Gilbert Family Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
October 1979
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

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