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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
Commission of Oyer and Terminer, 1758 Aug 30 MS 1935.2 1X
Commission of Oyer and Terminer, 1760 October 1 MS 1953.5 1X
Commission of Oyer and Terminer, 1761 August 15 MS 1977.3 1X
Commission of Oyer and Terminer, 1764 June 8 MS 1939.1 1X
Commission of the General Court, Benjamin Waller, Clerk, 1769 January 27 MS 1931.19
Commission to Lord Howard of Effingham, 1683 Oct 20 MS 1956.3 3X
Commission to Sir Edmund Andros, 1692 March 1 MS 1931.10 3X
Commissions of Oyer and Terminer, 1767 February 24 MS 1982.10.3
Comte de Rochambeau letter, 1782 June 2 MS 2012.8
Contract: William Holder with Grinling Gibbons, 1696 Jan 15 MS 2001.17
Cookbook [ca. 1750?] MS 1938.7
Cookbook of Rachel Williston and Williston family genealogy, 1765-1881 MS 2009.1
Cookbook, 1836 MS 1939.6
Cookbook, 19th century MS 1981.10
Crowley, Thomas. Letter to Lord Bute, 1766 February 1 MS 2007.5
Dabney Family Ledger and papers, 1755-1778 and 1868 MS 1979.1
Damage claim by Leroy Hammond Anderson, 1797 December 6 MS 1987.15
Daniel McMullin, Indenture, in Philadelphia to Joshua Peddle, 1805 July 19 MS 2004.4
Daniel Parke Custis Invoice and Receipt, 1750 June 19 MS 2012.15
David Bailey letter to the Friends of Cedar Creek, 1812 March 26 MS 2012.3
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622 manuscript(s) found

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