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Fred A. Rosenstock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1448

Scope and Contents

The collection includes various manuscripts acquired by Rosenstock of Denver, Colorado and sold as a group to the library. They come primarily from the eastern and mid-western United States and include diverse legal, personal, business, land and monetary transaction records originating with federal, state and local government officials and private citizens.

Dates

  • 1774-1935

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Documents with signature value have been photocopied and the originals placed in the vault.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Rare bookdealer.

Extent

2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

The collection includes various manuscripts acquired by Rosenstock of Denver, Colorado and sold as a group to the library. They come primarily from the eastern and mid-western United States and include diverse legal, personal, business, land and monetary transaction records originating with federal, state and local government officials and private citizens.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into 23 series: 1. Fred A. Rosenstock: United States Presidents' signed miscellaneous papers, 1802-1917. 2. Fred A. Rosenstock: United States Governors and Lieutenant Governors' miscellaneous signed papers, 1784-1932. 3. Fred A. Rosenstock: city mayors' records, 1797. 4. Fred A. Rosenstock: historians' records, undated. 5. Fred A. Rosenstock: law partners of Abraham Lincoln records, 1789-1834. 6. Fred A. Rosenstock: military officers' records, 1786-1861. 7. Fred A. Rosenstock: slavery records, 1802-1913. 8. Fred A. Rosenstock: explorers and traders' miscellaneous papers, 1780-1835. 9. Fred A. Rosenstock: District of Columbia records, 1804. 10. Fred A. Rosenstock: Illinois records, 1784-1935. 11. Fred A. Rosenstock: Indiana records, 1829-1839. 12. Fred A. Rosenstock: Kentucky records, 1780-1829. 13. Fred A. Rosenstock: Louisiana records, 1831-1857. 14. Fred A. Rosenstock: Maryland records, 1811. 15. Fred A. Rosenstock: Mississippi Territory records, 1817. 16. Fred A. Rosenstock: Missouri records, 1780-1866. 17. Fred A. Rosenstock: Ohio records, 1806. 18. Fred A. Rosenstock: Pennsylvania records, 1819-1851. 19. Fred A. Rosenstock: South Carolina records, 1785. 20. Fred A. Rosenstock: Tennessee records, 1796, 1810. 21. Fred A. Rosenstock: Virginia records, 1774-1863. 22. Fred A. Rosenstock: Wisconsin records, undated. and 23. Fred A. Rosenstock: records from unknown locations, 1784-1890.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1448.xml

Custodial History

Purchased from Fred. A. Rosenstock.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Fred. A. Rosenstock.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; Benjamin Scott Fryser; 1980.
Title
Register of Fred A. Rosenstock papers
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Scott Fryser
Date
1980
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.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States