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The Rockefeller Library's Special Collections department owns more than 50,000 manuscript pages.

A number of manuscripts have been microfilmed and are available through interlibrary loan. Contact Special Collections for more information.


The form below searches most of the manuscripts in our collection. Additional items are added frequently. A portion of our manuscripts have been fully digitized and transcribed and are available in our Digital Library.

Search for manuscripts:

Title Number
James Maury Sermons, 1743-1764 MS 1991.15
James McHenry Letter to General George Weedon, 1781 July 10 MS 2012.6
James McHenry Letter to William Smith, 1781 July 30 MS 2012.7
James Mercer. Slave pass, 1771 October 29-30 MS 1975.1
James Nickson's Account with David Galloway, 1745-1746 MS 1939.10
James Remly Papers, 1832-1853 MS 1976.4
James Rush letter to John Mason, November 10, 1800 MS 2008.13
Jameson Papers, 1756-1872 MS 1970.1
John A. Barrows Photograph Collection, ca. 1930 MS 1996.22
John Allen's Account with William Dawkins, 1721-1722 MS 1950.3
John Augustine Washington Letter to George Weedon, 1781 January 17 MS 2012.14
John Bankhead Magruder, Requisition, 1861 July 9 MS 1951.2
John E. Bossieux Papers, 1873 MS 1937.3
John Ferrell and William Patterson, indenture to Edmund Randolph, 1788 May 26 MS 2004.5
John Graves Simcoe Papers, ca. 1776-1806 MS 1930.6
John Harvey Apprenticeship Indenture, 1799 March 10 MS 2014.8
John Harvey Apprenticeship Order, 1799 January 28 MS 2014.9
John Lyle Diary, ca. 1783 MS 2003.8.1-2
John M. Maupin, Williamsburg, Agreement with David S. Cowles, 1846 June 17 MS 2000.14
John Mathews, Carpenters worke done for Samuel Foyster, Esqr., 1793-1794 MS 2010.1
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623 manuscript(s) found

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