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Historical Society of Delaware Collection: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains photostat reproductions of original letters and documents held by the the Historical Society of Delaware, including state and county records, military documents, and about 350 letters, mostly from the time of the American Revolution. The inclusive dates are 1660 to 1929, with an emphasis on the 18th century.
Background
The Delaware Historical Society is located in Wilmington, Delaware. It changed its name in from the Historical Society of Delaware in 2008.
Extent
Approximately 900 photostat items in 5 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.