Hills Family Legal Papers
Scope and Contents
This material consists of family legal papers from 1826 to 1900. Its primary content is deeds that document the exchange of property in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Also included are two wills and one folder of miscellaneous legal papers. Arrangement is chronological according to type.
Note: These papers should be considered as a supplement to Series 3, Legal Papers of the Hills Family Papers. See separate finding aid.
- Creation: 1826-1900
Conditions Governing Access
There is no restriction on access to the Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
0.25 Linear feet (1 half archives box)
Language of Materials
Family legal papers. Consists mainly of deeds that document the exchange of property in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Also includes two wills and miscellaneous legal papers.
Arranged chronologically according to type and is organized into 4 series:
- Series 1: Deeds, 1828-1858
- Series 2: Deeds, 1861-1900
- Series 3: Wills
- Series 4: Papers
- Sarah Sorscher, Peter Nelson, Deborah Pelletier
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.