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Hills Family Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00052

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.

Dates

  • 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.

Extent

0.25 Linear feet (1 half archives box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically according to type and is organized into 4 series:
  1. Series 1: Deeds, 1828-1858
  2. Series 2: Deeds, 1861-1900
  3. Series 3: Wills
  4. Series 4: Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Sorscher, Peter Nelson, Deborah Pelletier
Date
2003
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299