Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: OSB MSS 226
Overview: Manuscript legal documents, correspondence, and notes relating to Norton Hall, and to other land holdings and genealogy of the Offley and Shore families.The bulk of the collection consists of circa 100 land leases and other legal documents including marriage contracts, wills, and military commissions, most on parchment, most dated 1605-1768, with a few dated 1584-1896.Papers documenting political philosophy and the practice of law during the Restoration period include an...
Dates: 1584-1943, bulk 1605-1912
Call Number: MSS 33
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises 16 cabinet photographs and 11 carte-de-visite photographs, dated between 1862 and 1892, relating to the Wake and Bellhouse families of Sheffield. With a small oval portrait in a contemporary frame, and a mid-19th century original manuscript story written by a young girl, entitled “The History of a Dog, True Story.” The story is fourteen pages, with an additional page listing other “books by the same authoress.” The handwriting suggests a young hand. Bound in...