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Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang Signers of the United States Constitution collection

 Collection
Identifier: 11-MWalB02689

Scope and Contents

The Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang Signers of the United States Constitution collection contains 50 original letters, documents, and portraits of the original signers of the U.S. Constitution, related material, and one oversize color portrait of Alexander Hamilton. The letters and documents range in date from 1759 to 1825.  Brandeis University acquired this collection from Elsie and Philip Sang.

Dates

  • 1759-1825

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

1 manuscript box, 1 oversize folder other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series: 1. Original Letters and Documents of the Signers of the U.S. Constitution, 1759-1825; 2. Oversize Material, Undated; 3. Related Material, Undated. Series one is arranged alphabetically by last name, series two contains an undated color portrait of Alexander Hamilton, and series three is arranged in original order. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and item listing.

Source of Acquisition

Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was originally housed in custom-made clamshell boxes and was transferred to an acid-free manuscript box.

Author
Alex W Lough
Description rules
International Standard for Archival Description - General
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

Contact:
415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections