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Guide to the George Hoffman Slater papers, 1777-1921

Collection Overview

Personal and business papers of George Hoffman Slater of "Rose Hill," Upperville, Va., but also including papers of several other Virginia families, the James Lee family, and the Deatherage and Lake families. Papers of George Hoffman Slater include personal and business correspondence, school papers, bills, and receipts.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Slater, George Hoffman.
Title
George Hoffman Slater papers 1777-1921
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 1483 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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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, 1820's-1920's and undated
Box 1
Bills, Receipts, etc., before 1820's-1910 and undated
Box 2
Legal Papers, 1777-1914
Box 2
Law School
Box 2
Newspaper Clippings, 1861-1883
Box 3
Miscellany, 1812-1905
Box 3
Volumes, Miscellaneous
Box 3

Historical Note

George Hoffman Slater was a landowner in Fauquier County, Va.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Hoffman Slater Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The George Hoffman Slater papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1954.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, March 2011

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.