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James Adams estate papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1780

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the wills and related estate documents of James, Lucian B., and James Lucian Adams, three generations of the same family, who all lived in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Dates

  • 1838-1932

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 James Adams estate papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Landowner who lived in Springfield, Illinois and wanted to fund an educational institution. He was also involved in Freemasonry.

Extent

18 items (114 leaves)

Custodial History

Doanted by Lyndon Cook in 1980.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lyndon Cook; 1980.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of James Adams estate papers
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 September 2
Description rules
Appm
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

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