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Guide to the William Gustavus Metzerott Papers, 1838-1889.

Abstract

This collection contains business and personal papers, correspondence, and photographs of Metzerott who operated under the firm name, W.G. Metzerott & Co. Some material is in French, but most is in English or German. Metzerott writes to his wife in English. Also included are his will, passport, and information about the drive to establish the Garfield Memorial Hospital, headed by Gen. Sherman. Metzerott was on the board.

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Gustavus Metzerott papers
Creator
Metzerott, William Gustavus
Extent
3.0 linear feet, 6 boxes; 1,000 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
The materials in this collection are mostly in English and German. Metzerott writes to his wife in English. A small amount of the material is in French.

Collection Overview

Collection contains business and personal papers, correspondence, and photographs of Metzerott who operated under the firm name, W.G. Metzerott & Co. Some material is in French, but most is in English or German. Metzerott writes to his wife in English. Also included are his will, passport, and information about the drive to establish the Garfield Memorial Hospital, headed by Gen. Sherman. Metzerott was on the board.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48-hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Papers [German], undated
Box 1
Papers [German], undated
Box 2
Papers [English], undated
Box 3
Papers [English], undated
Box 4
Papers [English and French]
Box 5
Papers [English]
Box 6

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Gustavus Metzerott Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The William Gustavus Metzerott Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1973.

Processing Information

This collection has not been processed. Materials were reboxed by written language-English, German, or French.