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Yale miscellaneous manuscripts collection

Call Number: MS 1258
Scope and Contents
The Yale Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection contains material which pertains primarily to Yale and its graduates. It includes such items as correspondence, diaries, writings, and memorabilia. The collection spans the entire history of Yale; a significant portion of the holdings dates from the eighteenth century.

The collection consists of two series. Series I is arranged alphabetically by author. Series II is arranged numerically in order of acquisition.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Robert U. Redpath III and his son, Ian D. W. Redpath, retain to themselves during their lifetimes all copyright and other property rights that they may have in the papers and other materials donated to the Yale University Library until their deaths or April 9, 2058, whichever occurs first, after which these rights will become the property of Yale University Library. (Series II. Numerical. box 73, item no. 292).

Randall Alfred transferred to Yale University any copyright and other property rights he may have for any unpublished materials he may have authored or otherwise produced. (Series II. Numerical. box 73, item no. 299).

Jean R. Becton and William M. Redpath transferred to Yale University any copyright and other property rights they have in the unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Robert U. Redpath. (Series II. Numerical. box 74, item no. 301).

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.
Arranged in two series: I. Alphabetical (by author). II. Numerical (by order of acquisition).
Majority of material found within 1701 - 1987
44.77 Linear Feet (83 boxes)
Language of Materials