James Adams estate papers

James Adams estate papers

Dates: 1838-1932

Photocopies of the wills and related estate documents of James, Lucian B., and James Lucian Adams, three generations of the same family, who all lived in Sangamon County, Illinois.

  • Extent: 18 items (114 leaves)
  • Creator: Adams, James, 1783-1843
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1780
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Adams estate papers 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 SC 1780; James Adams estate papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1780, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Doanted by Lyndon Cook in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Lyndon Cook; 1980.
Subject Terms
Springfield (Ill.)--History; Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Inheritance and succession--Illinois--Springfield; Adams, James Lucian, 1848-1931; Adams, James, 1783-1843; Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882
Genre / Form
Wills; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Adams (James) estate papers
Finding Aid Author
Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-23 14:09:21 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Landowner who lived in Springfield, Illinois and wanted to fund an educational institution. He was also involved in Freemasonry.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts