Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections and Reyburn, Albert T. (Albert Tevis), 1908-1963.
Title:
Albert T. Reyburn Collection of German Legal Documents
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/6108vb27w
Dates:
1510-1719
Size:
1 box and 0.5 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

The Albert T. Reyburn Collection of German Legal Documents consists of nine 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century German legal documents collected by Albert T. Reyburn (Princeton Class of 1931). All the documents are in German, some with wax seals in wood cases attached, and with notes in English made by Reyburn.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of nine 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century German legal documents collected by Reyburn. Eight of these documents originated in the town of Stuttgart; five of them concern the sale of real property and the three others concern the division of property, a watercourse through a courtyard, and the spilling of offal from a drain onto a neighbor's property. Also present is a diploma awarded to Johann Rudolphus Osiander as master of philosophy at Tübingen in 1719. All the documents are in German, some with wax seals in wood cases attached, and with notes in English made by Reyburn.

Arrangement:

Each document, written in German, is accompanied by a photostat and notes, in English, by Albert T. Reyburn. In addition, the spelling of names is approximate.

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Albert T. Reyburn (Princeton Class of 1931) was an American technical author, editor, and engineer.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Presented by A.T. Reyburn '1931.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

Credit this material:

Albert T. Reyburn Collection of German Legal Documents; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/6108vb27w
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184