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Temperance societies collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1150

Scope and Contents

The collections consists of records of temperance societies in Massachusetts and in Southington, Washington and Hamden, Connecticut, comprising convention proceedings, secretary's records, membership rosters and memorabilia. Included also is a letter by a reformed alcoholic (1851).

Dates

  • 1830-1851

Conditions Governing Access

The entire collection is available on microfilm. Patrons must use HM 111 instead of the originals.

Existence and Location of Copies

The entire collection is also available on microfilm (HM 111).

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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.

Associated Materials

Entire collection also available on microfilm (170 frames on 1 reel, 35mm.) from Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, at cost. Order no. HM111.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1150

Overview

The collections consists of records of temperance societies in Massachusetts and in Southington, Washington and Hamden, Connecticut, comprising convention proceedings, secretary's records, membership rosters and memorabilia. Included also is a letter by a reformed alcoholic (1851).
Title
Guide to the Temperance Societies Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
April 1983
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

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

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