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Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 4

Identifier: GTM-090701

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 4 consists of letters and documents by and about notable individuals in history, literature, religion, government, and other fields. The items in these collections are gifts and purchases.


  • 1700 - 1988

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.


1.5 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

See the descriptions of individual items for information on their provenance.

Processing Information

Items in this collection have been rehoused in acid-free boxes and folders.

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 4
Scott S. Taylor
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2024-05: Description of William Gaston letter (1842) edited by John Zarrillo.
  • 2024-05: Edited for DACS-compliance by John Zarrillo.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057