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Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 898

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of letters to and from Aylesworth. They request biographical information from important literary and political figures in America roughly at the turn of the century. Also included are the replies to these petitions. The responses often contain some biographical information and lists of works published by the authors. It is likely that Aylewsorth's request were attempts to collect autographs of prominent individuals.

Dates

  • 1891-1902

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Aylesworth was a professor at Drake University and a collector of autographs.

Extent

30 items (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Morgan Crockett
Date
2010 July 22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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