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Guide to the William Sigler Papers, 1825-1855

Abstract

Resident of Mount Jackson, Va.

Collection contains personal correspondence, business papers, and receipts relating to William Sigler. Some correspondence concerns local politics and economic conditions. Sigler sometimes corresponded with prominent merchants in Baltimore, Md.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Sigler, William.
Title
William Sigler papers 1825-1855
Language of Material
English
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet, 1300 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains personal correspondence, business papers, and receipts relating to William Sigler. Some correspondence concerns local politics and economic conditions. Sigler sometimes corresponded with prominent merchants in Baltimore, Md.

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.

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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

Letters, 1833-1839
Box 1
Letters, 1840-1848 and undated
Box 2
Business Papers, 1810-1849 and undated
Box 3
Papers, 1825-1855
Box 4
Legal Papers, 1820-1847 and undated
Box 4
Miscellany
Box 4
Printed Materials
Box 5
Volumes
Box 5

Historical Note

William Sigler was a resident of Mount Jackson, Va.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

The William Sigler Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1954.

Processing Information

Processed by Walt Evans, July 1998

Encoded by Noah Huffman, May 2010

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.