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Russell Trust Association records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 1135

Scope and Contents

Scanned copies (created in January 2014 and December 2016) of the constitution, 1832, of the Russell Trust Association; contract and architectural plan, 1866; and reminsciences of members, 1884.

Dates

  • 1832-1884

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is restricted. Written permission of president of organization required.

Original born digital files, as well as preservation masters, may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist request that they be made. Born digital files cannot be accessed remotely. System requirements include a Manuscripts and Archives computer and file viewing software.

Accession 2015-A-036 is closed until processed.

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by accession.

Extent

8019 Megabytes (1 USB)

0.02 Linear Feet

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.ru.1135

Overview

Scanned copies (created in January 2014 and December 2016) of the constitution, 1832, of the Russell Trust Association; contract and architectural plan, 1866; and reminsciences of members, 1884.

Biographical / Historical

The Russell Trust Association is the trade name for the undergraduate senior society, Skull and Bones. The Russell Trust Association was incorporated in 1856 by founding president of Johns Hopkins University, Daniel Coit Gilman. The Russell Trust Association manages the finances of Skull and Bones, which goes towards the upkeep of its properties, associated taxes, and other considerations.

General

Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.
Title
Guide to the Russell Trust Association Records
Author
compiled by William Massa and Michael Lotstein
Date
June 2015
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 2017: accession added

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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