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Creator:
Minard, Duane E. (Duane Elmer), 1880-1964, collector
Title:
Delaware Boundary Case Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j9602069h
Dates:
1664-1932
Size:
7 boxes and 5.9 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Boxes 1-5; 2a; 4a
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of photostats of documents collected by assistant New Jersey attorney general Duane E. Minard regarding a state boundary case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, October term, 1929, in which New Jersey was the plaintiff and Delaware the defendant.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photostats of documents collected by Minard regarding a state boundary case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, October term, 1929, in which New Jersey was the plaintiff and Delaware the defendant. The collection contains copies of documents going back to the reign of King Charles II of Great Britain, which were placed in evidence to determine where in the Delaware River and Bay the exact division of territory between the two states lay. There are deeds, petitions, reports, minutes, river charts, and maps used to support the claims of both parties.

Arrangement

The documents are arranged numerically from 1 to 1408 as court "exhibits."

Collection Creator Biography:

Minard, Duane E. (Duane Elmer), 1880-1964, collector

Duane E. Minard was an American lawyer and assistant attorney general for the state of New Jersey.

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Delaware Boundary Case Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j9602069h
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Boxes 1-5; 2a; 4a