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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
Waller Family Papers, 1737-1912 DMS 1954.6
Walter Jones letter to Robert Carter, III, 1776 November 9 MS 2010.3
Warrant for the arrest of John Shermadine, 1794 December 25 MS 1958.5
Washington Family Archive, 1779-1934 MS 2006.4
Water-color of Bruton Parish Church ca. 1893 by Alfred W. Thompson MS 2009.8
Weaver's Draft Notebook, 18th Century MS 1989.6
Westmoreland County, Estate Inventories, 1780-1784 MS 1999.8
Whitlock-Wingfield Family Bible, 1741-1839 BS 185 Whitlock
Will and estate inventory of James Bray, 1725 November 18 MS 1953.3
Will of Benjamin Wright, 1794 April 21 MS 1934.1
Will of Deborah Morris, 1793 MS 2009.7
Will of Henry Morse, 1775 August 28 MS 1982.5
Will of John Cooke, 1703 Aug 14 MS 1973.1.2
Will of John Copedge, 1709 Oct 30 MS 2000.20
Will of Joseph Ashlin, 1807 July 16 MS 2002.6
Will of Richard Randolph, 1742 February 6 MS 1941.8
Will of William Harwood, 1793 May 11 MS 1930.2
William Ashley certificate of freedom and estate papers, 1845-1915 MS 2009.9
William Blathwayt Papers, 1631 [1680-1700] 1722 MS 1946.2
William Brograve Estate Auction Account Book, 1784 MS 1989.7
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621 manuscript(s) found

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