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Westfield, Mass, 1699 March 2-1831 October 7
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Primarily consists of documents related to the Ashley family of Westfield. Israel Ashley, a physician, also served as the town treasurer.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by name of originator and/or subject; in the Miscellaneous and Provenance Files boxes (Boxes 43-44) the material is arranged alphabetically under the subject (ex.: "Washington, George.").
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Rebecca Garcia during the period of November 2007 - October 2008. Finding aid written by Rebecca Garcia in 2008.
During 2022, restrictions on original materials, including items related to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln, were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.
Collection title revised to provide more information about the collection by Faith Charlton in 2022.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Westfield, Mass; Andre De Coppet Collection Concerning United States History, C0063, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (hsvm): Boxes 25, 46
- United States. Army of the Potomac
United States. Continental Army
United States. Continental Army. Commissary General's Dept
Grant, Ulysses S., 1852-1929
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Roosevelt, Théodore, 1858-1919
Washington, George, 1732-1799.