|Title:||Swansea town records|
|Collection No.:||MSN/COL 2718|
|Extent:||49 folders; 1 box|
|Language:||Collection material in English|
|Repository:||University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556|
|Abstract:||An accumulation of 49 single-sheet documents issuing from, or directed to, the various instruments of town government in Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, mostly during the 18th century.|
Bristol County (Mass.) -- History -- Sources
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775
Local government -- New England -- History -- 18th century
Swansea (Mass.: Town) -- History
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection
Preferred Citation: Swansea Town Records, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The collection of Swansea town records was assembled by the University Libraries over the years 2002 to 2005. Items were purchased from Dan Casavant Rare Books of Waterville, Maine; from Paper Trails of Rochdale, Massachusetts; and from Lonn B. Leach of Davie, Florida. Arranged and described 2005, by Jeremy Kiene and George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.
The collection is arranged chronologically, one item per folder.
Other manuscript collections at Notre Dame with items relating to the town of Swansea are the Bristol County, Massachusetts Court Records (MSN/COL 2717) and the Luther Family Papers (MSN/COL 0502).
- For fuller information on the manuscripts in this collection, including digital images, please see the digital project "Manuscripts of Colonial and Revolutionary America".