Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Identity elements

Reference code

US TxSaT SC.000

Name and location of repository

Level of description

Collection

Title

Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Date(s)

  • 1805-2007 (Creation)

Extent

Name of creator

(1979-)

Administrative history

The staff of Trinity University Special Collections and Archives will, upon occasion, assemble an artificial collection of related materials to serve as a teaching collection.

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

Special Collections and Archives regularly receives individual manuscripts and small groupings of materials that have historical significance, but are not substantial enough to necessitate a full finding aid. For administrative and storage purposes, these materials have been grouped into an artificial collection, the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection.

This collection consists of materials covering a wide range of topics and format. The contents reflect the breadth of the holdings in Special Collections and Archives, with a particular emphasis on Texas history. Materials may be added to the collection on an ongoing basis. Subject headings have been assigned at the item level.

System of arrangement

Items in this collection are arranged in the order that they have been cataloged. Subject headings have been assigned at the item level.

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Special Collections & Archives reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

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Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

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Finding aids

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

When known, acquisition information is described at the item level.

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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

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