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Finding Aid for the Warren C. Shearman collection of English and American documents, ca. 1350-1875 (bulk 1558-1822)
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Description
This collection contains a variety of legal documents, including powers of attorney, indentures, writs, affidavits, correspondence, bonds, last wills and testaments, wills intestate, marriage settlements, land sales, etc., dating from ca. 1350-1875, with the bulk of materials originating from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and early nineteenth centuries in England and America.
Background
Warren C. Shearman was a collector of rare books, maps, and manuscripts. The Collection of English and American Documents was his collection of assorted manuscripts. It contains diverse and eclectic items in terms of time period, provenance, and type of legal document, dating from ca. 1350-1875, with the bulk of materials originating from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and early nineteenth centuries in England and America.
Extent
1 document box (.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box 1 map folder
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.