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Individual manuscripts, typescripts, artifacts, and images, Circa 1689 - 2014

Identifier: MS2135 Series 1

Scope and Contents note

This series contains manuscripts, correspondence, a bond, reports, papers. Most of these items relate to some aspect of the history of Washington, D.C.


  • Creation: Circa 1689 - 2014

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 33.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


This is an artificial series in an artificial collection created by staff and it continues to be added to periodically. This new content is added to the end of the list of content.

Separated Materials

The item Document in Greek on papyrus was removed from this artificial collection and added to the Special Collections catalog. It is discoverable using the GW online catalog and housed in the Special Collections book collection (vault CG45). The call no. is PA3300.A6 S53 catalog records is for the title Document on Greek papyrus .

In 2020 Todd M. Hickey and James G. Keenan published a treatment of this document titled An Enslaved Woman Resold . Published in Papyrologica Lugduno-Batava Volume XXXVII.

Processing Information

For the most part because these materials were at one point individually cataloged when moved to this manuscript collections the folders in series 1 are numbered straight through all the boxes. In addition there is no folder 88.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America