Fred A. Rosenstock papers

Fred A. Rosenstock papers

Dates: 1774-1935

The collection includes various manuscripts acquired by Rosenstock of Denver, Colorado and sold as a group to the library. They come primarily from the eastern and mid-western United States and include diverse legal, personal, business, land and monetary transaction records originating with federal, state and local government officials and private citizens.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rosenstock, Fred A., 1895
  • Call Number: MSS 1448
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Documents with signature value have been photocopied and the originals placed in the vault.
Languages and Scripts
The collection is divided into 23 series: 1. Fred A. Rosenstock: United States Presidents' signed miscellaneous papers, 1802-1917; 2. Fred A. Rosenstock: United States Governors and Lieutenant Governors' miscellaneous signed papers, 1784-1932; 3. Fred A. Rosenstock: city mayors' records, 1797; 4. Fred A. Rosenstock: historians' records, undated; 5. Fred A. Rosenstock: law partners of Abraham Lincoln records, 1789-1834; 6. Fred A. Rosenstock: military officers' records, 1786-1861; 7. Fred A. Rosenstock: slavery records, 1802-1913; 8. Fred A. Rosenstock: explorers and traders' miscellaneous papers, 1780-1835 9. Fred A. Rosenstock: District of Columbia records, 1804; 10. Fred A. Rosenstock: Illinois records, 1784-1935; 11. Fred A. Rosenstock: Indiana records, 1829-1839; 12. Fred A. Rosenstock: Kentucky records, 1780-1829; 13. Fred A. Rosenstock: Louisiana records, 1831-1857; 14. Fred A. Rosenstock: Maryland records, 1811; 15. Fred A. Rosenstock: Mississippi Territory records, 1817; 16. Fred A. Rosenstock: Missouri records, 1780-1866; 17. Fred A. Rosenstock: Ohio records, 1806; 18. Fred A. Rosenstock: Pennsylvania records, 1819-1851; 19. Fred A. Rosenstock: South Carolina records, 1785; 20. Fred A. Rosenstock: Tennessee records, 1796, 1810; 21. Fred A. Rosenstock: Virginia records, 1774-1863; 22. Fred A. Rosenstock: Wisconsin records, undated; and 23. Fred A. Rosenstock: records from unknown locations, 1784-1890.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Fred A. Rosenstock collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1448; Fred A. Rosenstock papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 1448, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred. A. Rosenstock.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred. A. Rosenstock.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Fur trade; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Illinois; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Missouri; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Virginia; Legal documents--Illinois; Legal documents--Missouri; Legal documents--Virginia; Politics, Government, and Law; Roads--Illinois; Slavery--United States; Subject term Elections--Virginia; Territorial Government
Processing Information
Processed; Benjamin Scott Fryser; 1980.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Rosenstock (Fred A.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Scott Fryser
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:17-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid encoded in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Rare bookdealer.

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