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A. W. Bradford Collection


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Bradford, A. W. (Augustus Williamson), 1806-1881

A. W. Bradford was a lawyer and Unionist governor of Maryland, elected in 1861.

The collection contains some miscellaneous papers of Bradford, governor of Maryland during the Civil War, but the collection consists primarily of speeches, correspondence, documents, and printed matter of Bradford's son, Samuel Webster Bradford (Princeton Class of 1875). Included are wills for both father and son, and addresses, letters to the editor, account books, and some legal correspondence of the son.

This collection was the gift of A.F. Machemer in 1982.

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.

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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.

Collection Inventory

Augustus Williamson Bradford: Correspondence, A-Z, 1845-1879. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Augustus Williamson Bradford: Will and Miscellaneous Documents, 1860-1872. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Samuel Bradford: Correspondence, A-Z, 1873-1912. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Samuel Bradford: Manuscripts, Will, Miscellaneous, 1900. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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